John is responsible for identifying management teams across the Midlands looking to grow their business with the support of a private equity partner. He works side-by-side with management throughout the investment partnership to help them realise their growth ambitions.

Since joining LDC in 2012, John has been involved in a number of transactions including the SBO of global programmatic advertising company Blis, the MBO of leading corporate wear and uniform supplier Mi-Hub, IT services provider Node4, energy software specialist Ensek and leading performance doorset specialist IDSL. John currently holds three Board positions.

With more than 25 years’ experience, John’s expertise encompasses a wide range of sectors including technology, life sciences, construction, and manufacturing.He began his career at PwC in Birmingham, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, but in addition to this he has also spent a large part of his career in industry at public and private companies such as Wagon plc and Worldwide Clinical Trials. He is a graduate of Nottingham Trent University.

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The financial backing and strategic guidance we have received from LDC over the past three and a half years has been fundamental to our success and growth.”

Andrew Gilbert
Founder, Node4


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