John W. Shearburn

  • Managing Director
  • Executive Management, Fundraising and Investor Relations
  • New York

John W. Shearburn is based in New York, joined Warburg Pincus in 2007 and has served as head of the firm’s Fundraising and Investor Relations Group since June 2013. Mr. Shearburn is also a member of the firm’s Executive Management Group. 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 is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and has done graduate work in International Relations at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.