As founder of Capella Capital in 2009, John has overseen the rapid growth of the business, boasting an unrivalled stream of successful PPP in the last three years – collectively closing $10 billion worth of transactions across eight projects spanning Australia. With an undeniable reputation as one of Australia’s industry leaders in the PPP field, John’s unique insights in the finance, development and construction industries enable him to successfully manage a diversified infrastructure finance and origination business across PPP, transport and real estate projects. He leads his close-knit and dedicated team, holding ultimate responsibility for the successful delivery of all projects.
John has established strong and positive working partnerships with government, debt and equity providers, consortia partners and clients during his 30 years of industry experience, working cooperatively to address complex issues and achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
Similarly to his current role, John was previously Head of Infrastructure at ABN AMRO Australia, recognised as the leader in the field at this time. In addition to his management positions John has also been involved in the establishment and management of third party capital via funds and the development of new business opportunities in Asia and in particular India & Singapore.