John Cook

Chairman, Rock Lake

Based in Europe for the past 30 years, Cook has held senior positions in business development, marketing, finance and asset management. He began his career in Brussels with International Harvester as assistant marketing director covering the Middle East. He then spent two years with Univestors S.A., a multi-family office serving the needs of private European investors; ten years with Merrill Lynch International as senior financial consultant covering institutional and private clients; and two years with Security Pacific Merchant Bank in Frankfurt as director of business development for Northern Europe.