John Walker Chairman of the Association of Litigation Funders of Australia
John is one of the most experienced litigation funders not only in Australia but in the world and has been at the forefront of the industry for over two decades.
John was co-founder of arguably the world’s largest funder, IMF Bentham (now known as Omni Bridgeway) in 2001. In 2016 John established and led the Australian litigation funder, Investor Claim Partner.
John is the Chairman of the Association of Litigation Funders of Australia, which actively engages with government, legislators, regulators and other policy makers to shape the regulatory environment for litigation funding in Australia.
John has participated in over 500 funded claims over the past 25 years with some of the most notable class actions including involvement through Innsworth in the Volkswagon
Shareholder Claim in Germany and the Mastercard Claim in the CAT in the UK.
The Global Class Actions and Mass Torts Conference is a prestigious international event that focuses on the concept of collective redress, which refers to legal mechanisms that allow a large group of individuals who have suffered similar harm or injury to pursue their claims together as a single entity.