John D. Liu

Independent Director

Mr. Liu joined Greenhill’s Board of Directors in 2017.

Since 2008, John has been the Chief Executive Officer of Essex Equity Management, a financial services company, and managing partner of Richmond Hill Investments, an investment management firm. Prior to that, he was employed for 12 years by Greenhill in a variety of positions, including as Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2008 and as co-head of U.S. M&A from 2007 to 2008. John previously worked at Wolfensohn & Co. and at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. 

John also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Whirlpool.

John holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Harvard University.