John C. Robertshaw

Chairman & Co-Founder

John C. Robertshaw

John is the Chairman of Aviditi Advisors. He co-founded the firm in 2019. He participates in the business and client matters of Aviditi.

John has more than 30 years of financial experience as a senior management member and business builder of the leading private placement / advisory groups at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse Securities. He has originated, executed or has been part of more than 300 capital raises, aggregating in excess of $450 billion, co-heading Credit Suisse’s Private Funds Group from 2004 to 2013. He was also named one of the 50 most influential people in private equity in 2007 by Private Equity International. 

He is also the Co-Founder, former Chairman and one of the leading investors of iCapital Network, a global, market leading financial technology platform that simplifies access to alternative investments for High Net Worth, Broker Dealer and Wealth Platforms with more than $130 billion of private equity, hedge fund and other alternative assets on its platform. The Company was a Forbes FinTech 50 winner in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. 

John received his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Yale University.