Ian’s rigorous approach to process and analysis is fundamental to CapGen’s investment process. He meets every single manager on CapGen’s platform and has in depth knowledge of the strategies at play in each fund. Building on his extensive manager knowledge, he chairs the firm’s Investment Committee and is a member of the Client Portfolio Committee, Asset Allocation Committee and Risk Committee. Ian also leads the firm’s direct investment advisory business where he brings to bear his extensive investment networks and direct investment experience to produce excellent outcomes for clients. Ian began his career at Smith Barney Corporate Finance advising on structured finance and mergers & acquisitions. He also spent time in the British Army and the Diplomatic Service where he served in the UK and abroad. He has an MA in history from Oxford and an MSc (Distinction) in Management at London Business School.