Ian has nearly 40 years‘ experience in the Financial Services industry. He was elected a member of the Stock Exchange in 1983 before individual membership was ceased in 1986. Currently an Investment Manager, with a quoted wealth management firm, Ian has extensive experience in managing portfolios of investments on the behalf of individuals, trusts, pensions, and charities. Ian is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)
Married, with four grown up children, Ian is now accumulating grandchildren, four at the last count. Family is a particularly important part of his life.
Ian has lived in Leicester and Leicestershire all his life. He supports all the major local sports teams and especially Leicester Tigers (season ticket holder with his father and eldest son) and Leicester City. Many years ago, he played rugby to a reasonable standard and former team members still form the basis of his circle of friends.
Ian joined the World Habitat board of Trustees as a Co-optee member in June 2018.