John Mennega

John Mennega, CEO & Director – Air Volution Ltd.

John’s qualifications include a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management, a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of NSW, a Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering from the University of NSW and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from the Australian Securities Institute.

John is Founder of the corporate advisory business Investment Capital, and its successor in 2015 with greater global focus, Compar Capital. John has a wide understanding and involvement and is also a strong supporter of the MDI and
Air Volution business model.

John wrote the inaugural ‘Financial Planning & Investment Course’ for the Australian Securities Institute and was its evening Principle Lecturer. His career experience also includes:

  • AMP Capital: Head of Funds Management Services. AMP was Australia’s then largest funds manager with $80B under management.
  • Colonial Bank: Head of Corporate Services. Prior to the acquisition by CBA, Colonial was Australia’s largest bank. Responsibilities for integrating financial services and banking for the business banking division.
  • Internal Projects:

Platinum Asset Management: Largest independent funds manager with $23B under management headed by its billionaire founder. Headed up internal project responsibilities for expansion into wholesale market.

IPAC Securities: Prior to the acquisition by CBA, restructuring of the corporate and wholesale client area of the business. Also chaired the internal general management committee meetings.

  • Investment Capital: Founder and CEO of the corporate advisory business from 2002 to 2015.
  • Compar Capital: Founder and CEO of the corporate advisory business and Investment Capital successor in 2015 with greater global focus.