Ian J. McPheron

Head of Legal, Americas

Joined Aviva Investors in 2019

Main responsibilities

Ian is Head of Legal for Aviva Investors Americas LLC and is a member of both the local management group and the leadership team for Aviva Investors’ global legal function.  He leads the legal team in the region, managing the provision of legal advice relating to various client, product, operational and regulatory matters.

Experience and qualifications

Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Ian was Deputy General Counsel of Harris Associates LP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Natixis. Before his 14 year career with Harris, he held various senior legal positions with Calamos Advisors and Van Kampen Investment/Morgan Stanley.  Ian started his legal career as an associate with a top-tier law firm in Chicago.

Ian graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.  He graduated summa cum laude and received his juris doctorate from Northern Illinois University, College of Law. Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Kevin was a leveraged loan and private placement credit research analyst with Principal Global Investors.