John Down

Chief Operating & Financial Officer

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About me

 

I'm lucky enough to be part of The Dots' incredible team as its COO / CFO, and as a seed investor. Career experience to date is in media and financial services, particularly in business strategy, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Feel free to get in touch.

Skills

 

  • Finance
  • Project Management
  • Strategy and Insight
  • Corporarate Finance

Work history

Currently

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

The Dots

May 2015
  • London, UK
  • Full Time

2015

Mergers, Acquisitions and Treasury Transactions

AMP Limited

Feb 2011 - May 2015
  • Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Full Time

2011

Group Strategy Consultant

AMP Limited

Jun 2009 - Jan 2011
  • Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Freelance

2009

Group Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions

HBOS Australia

Mar 2007 - May 2009
  • Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Full Time

2006

Private Equity

Flemings Family Partners Private Equity, London

Sep 2006 - Nov 2006
  • London, UK
  • Internship

2006

Technology Communications & Entertainment

Ernst Young London

Sep 2003 - Sep 2006
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Was awarded my Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland in September 2006

Education

2006

Chartered Accountancy

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland

Sep 2003 - Sep 2006
  • London, UK

2002

Sociology

The University of Edinburgh

Oct 1998 - Jun 2002
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • First-class honours in Sociology

2001

Scholarship Exchange

University of California, Davis

Sep 2000 - Jul 2001
  • Davis, CA, USA
  • Perfect Grade Point Average of 4.0/4.0. Cited on the Dean's Honor Roll for every academic quarter.