Prior to forming Clairmont, John worked at SG Hambros Bank & Trust (Bahamas) from 2005 to 2014. As Senior Vice President and Head of the Latin American Private Banking desk, he personally advised ultra high net-worth families in Latin America on wealth management strategies for their portfolios.
He previously worked at JPMorgan in New York in both Private Banking and the Emerging Markets Sales & Trading group structuring solutions for Latin American clients.
John is on the Board of Trustees of the Gregorian University Foundation in Washington, DC. The Gregorian is the endowment for the Vatican University in Rome.
John holds a B.A. in International Relations from Vassar College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He completed the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School (OPM53)
A French national who has lived in Europe, the US and Latin America, he speaks English, French and Spanish and resides in Nassau, Bahamas with his family.