John Stephens

Managing Director, Pomona Capital

John Stephens is a managing director in the Hong Kong office of Pomona Capital, which manages $7 billion of capital commitments in private equity secondary and funds of funds. Prior to Pomona, he was a cofounder and managing partner of EM Alternatives, a private equity fund of funds investing in Asia and emerging markets. He also worked with Projects International and Cape Point Capital on international M&A and private equity advisory assignments, and was a senior investment analyst with Global Environment Fund, an investor in clean energy, forestry, and water in emerging markets. Stephens began his international career at the US embassy in Moscow.

Stephens serves on the Asia council of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. He previously was a trustee and treasurer of Concord Hill School in Chevy Chase, Maryland.