John G. Burges
John Burges is a Managing Director and has worked in the finance industry since 1989. He oversees the firm's syndicated investments and is responsible for originating, executing and managing debt investments across a variety of industries, including consumer products, business services and resources. John is also responsible for managing many of Prospect's relationships with private equity sponsors.
Prior to joining Prospect in 2013, he worked in investment banking and securities in London and New York with Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, and Knight Capital, where he was a managing director. In his roles John was responsible for advising and financing public companies across industries. He has public company board and executive experience as president, CEO, and director of a Canadian listed resource company, and as chairman and an officer in a private equity backed energy company. Throughout his career, John brings substantial corporate finance, investment, and management experience.
John received his BA from Bristol University in England and his MBA from Columbia Business School.