John is Managing Partner at Pala Investments, with oversight over all matters relating to the firm’s investment activities. He is passionate about building a high-performance culture and champions numerous professional, personal and leadership growth initiatives to ensure Pala is a great place to work.
John’s core fields of expertise are in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financing transactions and risk management. He has led the structuring, negotiations and closing of Pala’s major acquisitions and divestments since 2010. John also provides strategic advice and transactional support to Pala’s portfolio companies across various jurisdictions.
Prior to joining Pala in 2010, John worked at Herbert Smith Freehills and Rajah & Tann. John obtained his LL.B. degree from King’s College London in 2001. He is a qualified solicitor in England & Wales and advocate & solicitor in Singapore.