Ian joined IG in February 2015 as Head of UK & Ireland. Ian began his career in financial markets at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) where he spent his formative years involved in the transformation of the London equities market from a quote-driven system to an electronic central market structure. He joined the Credit Agricole group in 2004 where he remained for 10 years, working initially in America, as US CEO, and subsequently in Europe, as UK CEO of the Cheuvreux equities franchise. Ian sat on the Global Equities Executive Committee and the US and UK management committees of Credit Agricole CIB. Ian is a Sloan Fellow of London Business School graduating with Distinction and has a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the University of Leeds.