Director, PIDG Ltd.
John is a Board Member of the Private Infrastructure Development Group Ltd., Vice Chair Asia for PIDG, and Chair of InfraCo Asia. John is also the Executive Chairman of Infrastructure, Utilities and Renewables Asia for Macquarie Capital and the Chairman of Macquarie Group of Companies, Korea. In 2015, he was appointed as the Chairman of Macquarie Project Services for Middle East and Asia. Under John’s leadership, Macquarie has significantly expanded its presence in infrastructure throughout the region with roles in many emerging and developed market PPPs, M&A and unlisted and listed capital raisings. In this period Macquarie has advised on the largest ever hostile-takeover defence in Hong Kong and the largest cross border M&A into Australia and closed the first ever Philippines Infrastructure fund. John has worked with the Australian government to deliver several large private infrastructure projects. He became a Member of the Order of Australia in 1999 for services to economic reform and the design of the transportation plan for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He has also received a Presidential citation in Korea for his contribution to the development of Korean capital markets.