Ian joined 3i in 1987 and has been a Partner since 1994. He is currently based in London and has previously been based in Paris.
In his current role as Partner - Asset Management, Ian has responsibility for investments in companies across a variety of sectors and is an experienced board member across three continents. His current focus is on a number of leading, international companies representing some of 3i’s largest investments including AES Seal (seals for rotating equipment), ACR (pan-Asian reinsurance), Memora (funeral services in Iberia), Polyconcept (global promotional products) and Tato (speciality chemicals). Ian is also a Director of 3i Infrastructure plc, the FTSE250 listed long-term investor in infrastructure businesses and assets.
Ian is a member of the 3i Group Investment Committee and is a member of the BVCA UK and European Capital Committee.
Ian graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham. Prior to 3i, Ian worked as an Engineer for BOC Specialty Gases in the UK.