Ian has been involved in the finance industry for over 30 years; he holds a BSc degree and is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services. Ian started his career in the City of London, before moving to Jersey in 1995. He joined EFG Offshore in 2008 as Managing Director of EFG Securities Services. Ian has a wide range of experience across financial services businesses; in his current role he is actively involved with clients across a wide range of asset classes, and he sits on the boards of a number of funds, as well as the boards of a number of EFG companies.
Prior to joining EFG, Ian was an Executive Director of the largest Custodian in Jersey, which was a major provider of global custody, banking, fund administration and corporate trust services across the jurisdictions of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. That business was acquired in 2007 by a European based, global securities services business, from a large UK financial institution. At the time of acquisition Ian held the position of Deputy CEO of the Securities Services group and was head of the licensed Bank with day-to-day executive responsibility for its activities, which were the core business in the group. Prior to this, Ian was practice manager for a firm of lawyers in Jersey with a sizeable trust company subsidiary, and before that he spent 17 years with two well known global financial institutions, based in the City of London.