John Burr

John is Senior Partner with global responsibility for B2B financial services, focused on technology driven disruption and transformation within the capital markets globally.  He works with traditional FS businesses leveraging technology as well as high-growth, VC/PE-backed Fintech B2B SAAS businesses. Throughout his 20-year global capital markets and technology search career he has operated at Board level working closely with senior management teams and investors, advising on search strategies.

Key client activity includes:

1) Information Service Providers, FS software vendors and Financial Market Infrastructure – Index, risk/market data analytics vendors, exchanges, clearing houses, electronic trading platforms, compliance/ RegTech and payments platforms;
2) Investment Management – Passive / Smart beta strategies, ETFs, QIS.

Track record across Europe, North America, and APAC as well as MENA and LatAm covering the breadth of the C-suite in technology, finance, risk and operations; equally global and regional roles within client coverage and product development.

Prior to joining Erevena, as Global Head of Financial Services at Boyden Global Search, he coordinated the business strategy across the Senior Partners within FS, located in 70 offices in 40 countries. Previous to Boyden he spent 14 years within Banking and Capital Markets sell and buy side executive search including working at two other top global search firms, Heidrick & Struggles and Korn Ferry. John began his Financial Services career in Institutional Equity Capital Markets in London and New York with SG Warburg Inc. |  LinkedIn  


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