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Graeme Scott Johnson

Graeme Scott Johnson

Non-executive Director

 

A citizen of Canada and of the U.K., Graeme Johnson moved to Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall to train and work as an auditor with KPMG, auditing companies on both sides of the former border of East and West. He worked also for the Boston Consulting Group in Germany and then completed an MBA at Harvard Business School before continuing on into a variety of international roles that have been focussed around professional investing.   

 

Notably, Mr. Johnson served on the 4-person Global Private Equity Investment Committee for Deutsche Bank and held the title of Managing Director, Head of Europe, in the Private Equity Group. Prior to being recruited to Deutsche, Mr. Johnson worked in a similar capacity for other private equity fund investment houses within Europe, and including as a member of the Management Committee at LGT Capital Partners, belonging to the family office for the Princely Family of Lichtenstein. Mr. Johnson has closed on over $2bn of fund commitments from institutional investors and participated in a similar amount of fund, direct and co-investments in companies across many industries and asset classes. He has served on the Advisory Committees of numerous funds around the world.   He is currently President of Granite & Pine Investments and acts as Investor and Advisor with regard to substantial private equity opportunities. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Quebec City Conference (QCC) which brings together, by-invitation-only, leading sovereign wealth and pension funds with family offices from all over the world.

 

Mr. Johnson also earned a BA, Scholars Elective, at Western University in Canada and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He has full professional working proficiency in English, French, Spanish and German.

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