Ian Burgess

Co-Chief Investment Officer & Founding Partner

Ian co-founded Warwick with Alfredo Mattera in 2010.  Between 2006 and 2009 Ian was jointly responsible for the credit strategy at Polygon.  Prior to joining Polygon, Ian was a partner and European head of MatlinPatterson, a private equity firm, whose mandate is to invest in and take control of companies. MatlinPatterson was a 2001 buy-out of the CSFB proprietary special situations group, where Ian was responsible for European investments, having joined in 1997 from a similar role at WestLB. Upon leaving CSFB Ian opened and established MatlinPatterson’s London office. Ian started his career in 1984 at Arthur Andersen, followed by six years, from 1987, as an investment banker at Samuel Montagu, including two years in Italy.

Ian holds a Master’s degree in History from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Accountant.

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