Ian was appointed CEO in October 2006 and is based at 4RF’s headquarters in New Zealand. Ian has been a Director of 4RF since 2003. Prior to joining 4RF Ian worked for Australian specialist merchant bank, Carnegie Wylie & Co (now part of Lazard). Ian has also worked for investment bank Credit Suisse in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. His experience spans the utility, resources, transport, telecoms, media, technology, food and beverage, insurance and government sectors. Ian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford.