John-Paul Preston


Appointed: 2022

Skills and Experience

During his tenure as COO at Gresham House Plc, John-Paul was responsible for growing Assets Under Management from £17 million to £2.3 billion, expanding the team from eight to 95 people, the acquisition of four public companies, the listing of a clean energy fund and the creation of multiple private funds, including the sustainability-focused British Strategic Investment Fund.

Prior to that John-Paul was Investment Director and General Counsel at LDC, the mid-market private equity firm, and General Counsel at Coutts & Co, which he joined from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

John-Paul provides The Good Economy with strategic counsel alongside his other varied business interests as well as both executive and non-executive roles.

He holds an MBA from London Business School and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Current Positions

  • Commercial Director, Momenta Group Global
  • Chair, Selfless