Ian spent 21 years in Japan, 15 as Asia-Pacific Managing Director for Bloomberg, where he grew the business to a $400 million turn-over operation by 2003. He was responsible for 1,200 people in 18 countries and around 25 different nationalities. He reported directly to the company co-founder, Michael Bloomberg. Prior to his work at Bloomberg, he spent 2 years in a financial institution and 5 years working for Kobe Steel.
Ian is an accredited professional executive coach with 20 years’ experience and an advanced diploma in executive coaching. He has a track record of working with successful senior executives who want to:
Ian also coaches and acts as an advisor for small and medium sized enterprises. He works with the owners of SMEs to help them find expert advisors for part time positions (fractional directors) and is heavily involved in team coaching.
Ian has a B.A. in Economics from Sussex University. He is a non-executive director of a Japanese business. He believes even the best can get better and coaching is about helping others to achieve their goals – something he parallels in his own life; Ian has successfully completed 20 marathons.