John Shearman is a founding partner of IV Lions LLC (www.ivlions.com). For the previous nine years, John was a partner at the world’s premier alternative investment advisory firm where he advised sophisticated investors on alternative investments. Prior to that, John was a senior analyst/developer at Goldman Sachs in London. He began his career as a management consultant in the financial services sector at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London. John also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.