Johnny has over 20 years experience in financial services in the UK and the Middle East, and has held a number of senior positions in investment management firms. His former employers include Taylor Young Investment Management where he was a director and member of the executive committee from 2002 to 2007, and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (formerly Mercury Asset Management) from 1989 to 2002.
During his time at Merrill Lynch he was employed as director responsible for business development with UK and Irish institutions, and before that as director and chief representative in the Middle East from 1998 to 2001.
Prior to this he established an office in Bahrain and was director and chief representative in the Middle East for Mercury Asset Management from 1994 to 1998, and a director and senior manager of Mercury Investment Services in London from 1989 to 1994. He worked for Thornton Management, a south-east Asian investment specialist, from 1987 to 1989.
He is now resident in Ireland where he is an independent non-executive director of several investment companies, both there and abroad, including alternative/hedge fund entities. He joined Rosecastle as an adviser in 2007.