John Shearburn

John ShearburnManaging Director

New York

John Shearburn is a Managing Director and a member of the Executive Management Group. Mr. Shearburn joined Warburg Pincus in 2007 and served as Head of the Fundraising and Investor Relations Group from 2013 to 2021. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he was a Managing Director and Global Head of Marketing for Goldman Sachs’ Private Equity Fund of Funds business. Previously, Mr. Shearburn served as Vice President and Chief of Staff to Goldman Sachs’ President and Co-Chief Operating Officer. He has served as a Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. Department of State with postings in Washington, D.C.; Mexico City, Mexico; Managua, Nicaragua; and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Mr. Shearburn received a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and has done graduate work in International Relations at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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