John is a Partner at HighVista Strategies where he co-leads the private equity strategy and is a member of the private equity Investment Committee. He joined HighVista in 2023 as part of its acquisition of the abrdn US private markets business. John had joined abrdn in 2015 from the FLAG Capital Management heritage team where he held a role of Principal. Prior to joining FLAG in 2010, John was a Principal at Berkshire Partners. Previously, he worked at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners as a Senior Analyst-Private Equity. He began his career with Credit Suisse First Boston as a Financial Analyst in the Investment Banking division. John received a BA from Middlebury College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.