Ian is a graduate of Exeter and Cambridge universities. Ian’s initial banking career was with HSBC, where he worked in Corporate Banking and FX trading, before taking a role within the Capital Markets arm of the investment bank. Here, Ian had specific responsibility for helping mid-market and first-time corporate issuers navigate raising non-bank debt capital, across a range of public and private debt markets.
Ian is currently Founder and CEO of NOW Money, a FinTech company based in the Middle East, providing mobile banking and remittance to low-income migrant workers that currently have no access to financial services.
As a trainer, Ian’s focus is in fixed income, corporate finance, structuring and financial modelling; as well as introducing recent financial innovations and their impact and relevance to modern banking.