Ian has three decade’s experience in finance, private equity and investment management.
Most recently, Ian was Chief Investment Office of the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) between 2012 and 2014. From 2011 to 2012, Ian worked with the UK Government’s Department for Business to set up the bank, recruit the investment team and becoming CIO when it was formally launched in October 2012. Since its inception, GIB has mobilised £5 billion into the UK alternative energy sector.
Ian began his career in 1987 with 3i Group and was Chief Investment Office there between 2009 to 2011, and was responsible for managing £10 billion of assets. He has a diverse range of global equity and debt investment experience that includes the infrastructure and alternative energy sectors and was also a member of various 3i Group executive and risk management committees.
Ian qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Anderson and graduated with a BA Economics from Cambridge University.