John Barton

Director & Chief Executive Officer, MGD
Chair of Business South Bank

John leads Brisbane-based boutique financial services firm, MGD. With almost 30 years in banking, financial services and wealth management roles, John brings substantial experience and expertise to the firm and is responsible for ensuring the MGD team is always ready, willing and able to provide the very best advice and service to clients. In addition to his leadership and management responsibilities, John is regularly involved in strategic matters for the firm’s executive, professional and business owner clients and has a strong focus on the charitable and not-for-profit sector as part of the MGD Philanthropic Advisory team. John also sits on the board of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Foundation and is a member of the Queensland Committee for Chain Reaction Challenge Foundation.