John Johnston (Non-Executive Director), is currently Non-Executive Director of Flowgroup plc, Non-Executive Director of Midatech plc and Non-Executive Director of MaxCyte Inc. Prior to this, John was Managing Director of Institutional Sales at Nomura Code.
He was previously Director of Sales and Trading at Seymour Pierce from 2008 to 2011. In 2003, John founded Revera Asset Management, where he oversaw an investment trust, a unit trust and a hedge fund, which he ran until 2007. From 1992 to 1997, John was Head of Small Companies at Scottish Amicable, before spending a year at Ivory and Sime, again as Head of Small Companies from 1997 to 1998.
He joined Legg Mason Investors for three years as Director of Small CompaniesTechnology and Venture Capital Trusts, from 2000 to 2003 having previously spenttwo years as Head of Small Companies with Murray Johnstone. John began his investment career at the Royal Bank of Scotland in 1981, working in the Trustee and Investment department, before moving to General Accident in 1985, holding the position of Head of Retail Funds before his move to Scottish Amicable.