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Director of Financial Strategy, Imperial College London
John has played a key role in the evolution of the College's Financial Strategy since 2000 including the establishment of the College's Endowment Fund which now stands at just over half a billion pounds including the development of the Non-Core property portfolio (£8m in 2005 to £130m+ in 2022).

The strategic objective is to maintain a viable financial strategy for the College to achieve its long-term growth ambitions.

John initiated the Imperial White City Campus, leading the College's acquisition of the various land assets and supporting consents for over 4 million sq ft of mixed use development to date.

This includes the development of the GradPad Postgraduate student accommodation portfolio; The I-Hub co-location operation in White City; the delivery of 88 Wood Lane and sale and development agreement for Centre House to create a Westmont with a meaningful allocation of apartments for College Key Workers.

Most recently John led the Scale Space Joint Venture to expand into digital and FinTech co-location and supported the joint Industrial Strategy with Hammersmith and Fulham.

This has created the critical foundations to deliver a genuine and inclusive Academic led White City Innovation District.