Sally Bott
Operating Partner

Ms. Bott is an Operating Partner at Atlas and is based in both New York and London. She is an experienced human resources professional with more than 30 years of HR experience. Prior to joining Atlas, Ms. Bott was the Group HR Director for Barclays from 2011 to 2012. From 2005 to 2011, she served as the Global HR Director at BP Plc. From 2000 to 2005 Ms. Bott was a Managing Director at Marsh & McLennan Companies, a global professional services firm that provides advice and solutions in strategy, risk and human capital, and Head of Global HR for Marsh Inc. Prior to that, she worked at Barclays from 1994 to 2000; first as the HR Director for Barclays de Zoete Wedd and then Group HR Director for Barclays.  Ms. Bott began her career in 1970 at Citibank in their Economics Department and also held positions in the Finance function and Leveraged Finance business.  While at Citi, Ms. Bott had HR experience across a range of markets, including the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and other emerging markets.  Ms. Bott began working in HR in 1978 and worked as an HR Director in most of the Wholesale Bank and Investment Banking business during the next 15 years.

From 2008 to 2011, Ms. Bott served on the Board of Directors of UBS AG and chaired the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.  

Ms. Bott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Manhattanville College and is currently a Board Member for the Carter Burden Center for the Aging in New York City.


John G. Stathis
Operating Partner

Mr. Stathis is an Operating Partner at Atlas, having joined in November 2015, and is based in New York. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Stathis spent 30 years in the Investment Banking industry, most recently as a senior executive and Managing Director of Barclays Investment Bank. He held various roles at Barclays including Global Head of Prime Services Division responsible for the sales, trading, operation and technology teams for Fixed Income, Equities and Agency Derivative Services. Mr. Stathis was also Head of Distribution for the Americas and Co-Head of Global Distribution for Capital Markets Activities. He was a member of numerous committees including the Corporate and Investment Bank Operating Committee and Barclays Senior Leadership Group. He joined Barclays in 1999 as Head of Distribution and Research in the Americas and was part of the management team that built the Investment Banking Division of Barclays.

Previously, he spent 10 years at JP Morgan where he was a Managing Director and Head of Institutional Fixed Income Sales and also served as Vice Chairman of the Western Region of the investment Banking Division. Prior to that he held various positions at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette and L.F. Rothschild Inc. Mr. Stathis is a Member of the Board of South Street Securities Holdings, Inc. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Coherence Capital Management, LLC., Trustee and Foundation Board Member of the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia, and Board Member of Good Shepherds Services.

Mr. Stathis received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Chicago.