John is an experienced venture capital investor having spent the last 15 years in private equity. He has worked at Bridgepoint Capital (then Natwest Ventures), ECI, and latterly at Lloyds Development Capital where he was a Senior Director for seven years. He left LDC in September 2005 and is now part-time Financial Director of Maverick Television, an independent TV and media production company. John has a number of non-executive positions and lectures on private equity for the BVCA and others both in the UK and abroad. He is also a qualified chartered accountant.