Ian is an Oxford graduate with a degree in Physics. He is also a CFA Charter holder and spent the first fifteen years of his career at Goldman Sachs, where he specialised in equity derivatives, in particular risk management and portfolio hedging strategies.
He brought that expertise to 7IM when he joined us in May 2016 from Citigroup where he was responsible for identifying strategic investment solutions for UK pension funds. Initially a Senior Investment Manager focusing on derivatives and alternatives within the multi-asset portfolios and co-managing the 7IM Real Return Fund. Ian became Deputy Chief Investment Officer in 2018.