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Ian is a Senior Adviser. He was founding Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and, more recently, was CEO at DDO, a leading Fund of Funds, and Chairman of Corazon Capital. He is currently a director of Wentworth Hall, a consulting and private equity company, among many other non-exec positions held.
An economics graduate of the LSE, Ian has published numerous articles, including comment pieces for the FT and Times, Morley’s Laws of Fund Management, and has lectured throughout the world on derivatives and alternative investments. He works closely with a number of trade and regulatory organisations and has advised the Bank of England, the Central Bank of Ireland, the OECD, the EU and other international institutions about the managed derivatives and hedge fund industry. In 2011 he received the Hedge Funds Review lifetime achievement award in recognition of his service to the hedge fund industry.