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John Walker AM

John Walker AM
Company Position: Board Advisor
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John Walker is an Australian citizen and an international business leader with a track record of leading and expanding Development and Private Infrastructure across APAC.

With over 40 years of experience in leadership positions in the public and private sectors for infrastructure development in Asia, much of John’s success in building businesses has been based on establishing relationships across the spectrum of corporates, financial institutions, and Governments.

He recently retired as Chairman of Macquarie Group of Companies, Korea and Chairman of Macquarie Capital, Asia after 22 years with Macquarie Group. Macquarie Korea is now a leader in the infrastructure sector. Macquarie, under John’s leadership, was a trailblazer in developing the private infrastructure industry in Korea. Macquarie is now one of the largest foreign asset managers and a leading developer of renewable energy assets.

He is now focused on providing services as an advisor or Non-Executive Director to investors, corporates, and governments, leveraging his practical experience. He is also currently Chairman of InfraCo Asia Development and a Director of the UK-based Private Infrastructure Development Group, focusing on the financing and development of infrastructure in emerging markets.

About NextWave Partners

"I am pleased to be engaged with NextWave Partners as an Advisor, working with them to help their clients be ahead of the curve when it comes to hiring decisions and expanding in new markets, within Renewable Energy & Infrastructure. NextWave shares my passion for people and I really look forward to working with them in this very interesting time for Energy & Infrastructure in Asia & globally"