Director of the Corporate Work Study Program

John Coughlan comes to Cristo Rey De La Salle after serving as Vice President at Shanghai-based Caohejing (CHJ) Development Corporation, where he focused on strategy, business development, and overseas investment. Prior to CHJ, Mr. Coughlan worked for CBRE Asia Pacific; Barclays Global Investors (now Blackrock), San Francisco; UNICE (now Businesseurope); the European Commission; and the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. He graduated with an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a BA from Santa Clara University. An East Bay native, he is a proud alumnus of De La Salle High School in Concord.