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John Campbell OBE

John Campbell OBE

Title: Founder & Non-Executive Chairman

Office: London

Coverage: Global, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific

John co-founded Campbell Lutyens in 1988 with Bill Dacombe (formerly a director of N.M. Rothschild and of Royal Bank of Scotland) and the late Richard Lutyens (formerly a director of S.G. Warburg and of Merrill Lynch). He has nearly 50 years’ experience of corporate finance and private equity and holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University, where he was an Exhibitioner at Sidney Sussex College.

After an early career in corporate finance at Rothschilds, John was an executive director of Noble Grossart for 15 years, representing the company in London from 1976 to 1987. Additionally, from 1979 to 1982 he was managing director of McLeod Russel plc, the international agri-business group with principal operations in Africa, Asia and Australia. John was between 2006 and 2014 the only European-based Director of the U.S.-based Pacific Pension & Investment Institute (PPI), a global organization with members from some 42 of the leading pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations in the world.  Members are represented by senior-level executives who value the trusted relationships that PPI fosters inside its programs and through its network.

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