John D'Mello was born in Doha, Qatar. He studied in Goa and Mumbai and graduated with a degree in commerce from the University of Bombay. To this he added a postgraduate diploma in Marketing Management.
He started his professional career in Market Research and after a one-year stint moved to a major recruitment and consultancy firm. He spent 12 years with them during which he started and grew their International Recruitment Division to become their most profitable division.
John is on the board of JSMP Ltd. and heads PERSONNEL SELEKT. He has been instrumental in all aspects of firm's growth to a high quality Executive Recruitment firm, which has been the fruition of his entrepreneurial and managerial abilities
John is an Indian, married with a son and daughter.