Ian was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director in March 2010, Chairman of the Audit Committee in May 2010 and Member of the Ethics & Compliance Committee in October 2014.
Ian is a Chartered Accountant with considerable financial experience both internationally and in the UK. He was a Partner at KPMG, latterly Senior Partner, London, until 2008. At KPMG, he was Head of UK tax and legal operations, and acted as Lead Partner for many large international organisations operating extensively in North America, Europe and Asia.
His previous appointments include Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of PA Consulting Group and Non-Executive Director of Candy & Candy. He was Chairman of WSP Group plc, Think London, the inward investment agency and The Racecourse Association Ltd. He is currently Lead Non-Executive Director chairing the Board of Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs; Non-Executive Director of The Brunner Investment Trust PLC; Non-Executive Director of Foxtons Group plc and a Board Member of the China-Britain Business Council.