John provides legal advice and support to RIV Capital and works closely with deal teams and external advisors to structure, negotiate and execute investments across
RIV Capital’s platform. He is also engaged in the legal elements of the company’s investor relations and portfolio management activities,
as well as compliance and corporate matters.
Prior to joining RIV Capital, John was an associate at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, where he worked on a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations,
and debt/equity financings. He also provided legal and regulatory advice to clients in the cannabis sector.
Prior to Fasken, John worked as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Mayor of Toronto, where he researched and advised the Deputy Mayor
on key city-wide issues, and worked alongside city staff, councillors, and the Mayor’s office to guide policies and initiatives through the legislative process. John also worked at Navigator Ltd., a leading Canadian public affairs and government
John holds a B.A. in Political Science from St. Francis Xavier University and a J.D. from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law.
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