Ian is chairman of Transcend Corporate.
Following a twenty year advisory career, where Ian advised on a variety of different types of transactions including sales, acquisitions and management buy-outs, he has recently reduced his transaction management responsibilities, to take on the role of chairman of Transcend. In this role his brings his considerable experience and knowledge to a the Transcend business in the form of oversight and guidance.
Details of some of the transactions which Ian has worked on in recent years, including a number of cross-border deals, are given here.
Ian formerly worked in senior positions in two of the “Big Four” financial services firms, Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC), and Ernst & Young. Ian led Ernst & Young’s Mergers & Acquisitions team in the Thames Valley prior to being asked to join a national IT sector Mergers & Acquisitions team as number two, in London.
Ian is a graduate of the University of Birmingham and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, as well as holding their specialist Corporate Finance qualification.