Ian joined the investment industry in 1978 and Aviva Investors in April 1980.
As Chief Executive of Aviva Investors Global Real Estate business, Ian is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the division as well as overseeing its day-to-day operations. He is also a member of the Aviva Investors Executive Committee, reflecting the strategic importance of the division to the business overall.
Ian has over 30 years experience in the Real Estate sector and in that time has built a strong reputation in the UK market. The majority of his career has been with Aviva Investors working in a variety of roles within Real Estate before being appointed to his current position in July 2000.
He is also an active and engaged participant in the broader Real Estate community. He was Chairman of the highly respected Investment Property Forum from 2006 to 2007.
Ian has an Honours degree in Urban Land Economics and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.