EWM appoints New Head of Investments
EWM Group is pleased to announce a new appointment to their expanding Investment and Wealth Management team. Effective today, John Quinlan has joined our team as our Group Executive, Head of Investments.
John is a senior executive with over 15 years of experience in investment management, alternative investments, strategy and operations management. He has extensive experience in executive leadership roles leading single-family offices, both in Australia and globally.
Brad Scott, Founder and managing Director of EWM Group said, “As Group Executive, Head of Investments, John is accountable for the overall management and oversight of the group’s Investment, Asset Management, Wealth Management and Co-Investment solutions.”
“It is incredibly rare to find John’s calibre and global family office experience here in Australia. We are thrilled John has joined the team and will add significant value to our clients.”
Prior to joining EWM Group, John spent 3 years at a single-family office in Canada as Group Executive and Vice President leading corporate development/M&A and alternative investments, with a focus on sourcing and assessing direct and co-investment opportunities in private equity, venture capital, real estate and private credit.
John also has experience as Executive Director, Principal Investments at a private investment company based in Sydney where he was accountable for deal origination, capital deployment and allocation decisions, investment execution and ongoing portfolio management. Prior to that role, John held senior positions with leading law firms in Asia Pacific, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital market transactions (IPOs and secondary raisings) and acting for global private equity sponsors and hedge funds.
John is a qualified lawyer and holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment with a Corporate Finance/Advisory Specialisation from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law, Juris Doctor (Honours) with a Corporate/Commercial Law specialisation from Bond University and an Honours Bachelor of Arts, Legal Studies from the University of Waterloo (Canada).
John mentioned, “Upon returning to Australia, I was looking for an opportunity in the Multi-Family Office space. EWM Group’s name and reputation stood out head and shoulders above, so I was excited by the opportunity to join their team and their growth journey.”