John is Managing Director of Private Equity with Cardinal Capital Group. John has over 20 years’ experience of advising and investing in Irish private companies looking to accelerate their growth plans. In addition to being a key member of the investment team on a number of high profile Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI) investments, John is a board member of the holding companies of AA Ireland, Carroll Cuisine and Learning Pool and most recently Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry.
John was previously a Partner with Investec Ventures where he was investor & director in a number of Ireland’s fastest growing technology companies including AMCS, Helix Health (sold to Clanwilliam Health), Fenergo (sold to Insight) and Brite:bill (sold to Amdocs). John previously worked with NCB and Deloitte. He is a first class honours graduate of University College Dublin and a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants.