Amongst other private company and advisory roles, John is a member of the Advisory Board of True Global, the European PE specialist retail investor. He was the previous Chairman of intu plc, the former FTSE 100 REIT and one of the largest shopping centre owners in Europe which went into Administration during the Covid crisis and has since been broken up. John was formerly Global Head of Retail Services at Cushman & Wakefield.
True is a retail sector specialist, managing and deploying private equity funds across the entire investment vertical. It’s digital first approach to investing behind the ongoing shift in consumer behaviour and core activities are supported strategically by its Growth Fund which gives direct exposure to relevant cutting-edge technologies.