Ian co-founded Warwick with Alfredo Mattera in 2010. Between 2006 and 2009 Ian was jointly responsible for the special situations and distressed strategy at Polygon. Prior to joining Polygon, Ian was a partner and European head of MatlinPatterson, a distressed private equity firm, whose mandate is to invest in and take control of companies. Ian worked at CSFB between 1997 and 2002 until his team spun-out and set up MatlinPatterson. Between 1994 – 1997 Ian worked at WestLB, and prior to this Ian worked for six years, from 1987, as an investment banker at Samuel Montagu, including two years in Italy. Ian started his career in 1984 at Arthur Andersen.
Ian holds a Master’s degree in History from Cambridge University and is a chartered accountant.Back to Leadership Team