Ian is a highly experienced search professional with a focus largely on the UK private equity industry. He actively sources managers at all levels for general partner groups. He works with many of the European firms both mid-market and leveraged buyout at all levels from associate to managing partner. He also is skilled at placing candidates who work in the support functions of these firms, particularly finance.
He has spent his career working in the private equity industry, initially as an investor with 3i Group and Henderson and later as a search professional with a global search firm and also one which focuses exclusively on the private equity market.
Ian has an honours Chemistry degree from Strathclyde University, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He speaks French.