John R. Evangelista serves as an Associate for CNS Global Advisors, specializing in the development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects. John comes to CNS from DN Capital, a London based venture capital fund focused towards developing digital media, e-commerce, software, and mobile application companies. At DN, John sourced and provided due diligence on a series of investments, provided in-depth market analysis in the digital sector, led sales initiative to aid in the organic growth of portfolio companies, as well as contributed to the growth of the fund.
Prior to DN Capital, John served on the private equity team at WHEB Group, a London-based fund specializing in the growth and development of sustainable, resource efficient, and energy efficient technologies. At WHEB, John was heavily involved in the fund's global investment activity, in addition to raising capital for the fund.
John was trained by the U.S. Department of Commerce, in the office of the Under Secretary of the International Trade Administration. In that capacity, John aided in the planning and execution of the Under Secretary's trade missions, as well as provided the Under Secretary and his Senior Advisor with detailed briefings, meeting agendas, and updates on global trade activity.
John holds a dual B.A. in Philosophy and Biology from Cornell University's College of Arts & Sciences.