John Rigas

Mr. Rigas is the founder and principal shareholder of the Sciens Group of Companies and serves as the Group’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rigas has broad experience since 1994 in managing alternative assets including private equity, venture capital, real assets and hedge funds. Since inception of Sciens’ business in investing in the real assets sector in 2007, Mr. Rigas has directed the Sciens private equity team in completing numerous investments in real assets and portfolio companies in a variety of industries and in the creation of numerous investment funds in a broad array of asset classes, including aviation, shipping, coloured diamonds and other infrastructure assets. Mr. Rigas serves on the board of directors and investment committee of each of Sciens’ real assets funds, as well as the boards of a number of the group’s other portfolio companies. Mr. Rigas received a Bachelor’s degree from Colorado College