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University of Sunderland

John Tatham

John Tatham

Finance & Investment Director, Thriving Investments (formerly PfP Capital)

John has held senior positions in finance, investment and corporate governance for over 25 years. Over the past 20 years he has focussed on real estate investment and has been instrumental in financing transformational regeneration projects across the UK. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and moved to corporate finance at PWC before working in corporate governance at Thorntons PLC and Bass PLC and becoming Finance Director for the East Midlands Development Agency leading a £250m economic development annual investment programme. In 2008, John became Finance Director for igloo Regeneration and established and managed a number of investment and development funds across the UK.

After a period at GVA advising UK cities on how to attract private sector investment, John joined PfP Capital in 2018 as finance director where he led on the acquisition of igloo Regeneration and the creation of a joint venture with the Housing Growth Partnership that will fund the development of over 1,000 homes in regeneration areas of key UK cities.