Ian was the founder of Idea Group, a UK business systems company specialising in the provision of innovative technology for the global financial industry.
As well as driving the business forward, over the years he enjoyed a number of roles as an analyst, developer, designer, programme manager and consultant on a large number
of major business and IT developments for clients, particularly in the Investment Management sector.
During this time, Ian gained considerable experience in business areas such as transfer agency, straight-through-processing, client communications/reporting, asset allocation, product management, governance and performance measurement.
Ian commissioned and oversaw the development of Idea Group’s flagship Nova and Prodigy products.