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Ian Downing

Investor

Biography

Ian joined BGF in September 2011 and is responsible for BGF’s portfolio of approximately 30 investments across the Midlands.

Before BGF, Ian was the CFO of Quotient Sciences, a provider of specialised drug development services to the global pharmaceutical sector. He also spent 10 years at 3i, where he completed over 20 investments across a range of sectors and represented 3i on the board of over 30 companies, supporting their growth and realising value via trade sale, flotation and refinancing.

He started his career as an engineer at Jaguar Cars, where he developed technologies for autonomous vehicles, and he has Physics Degree from Warwick University.

Board Positions

Palmer Hargreaves

Board director

SDL Group

Board director

Reflex Vans

Board director

Prodrive Composites

Board director

Sertec

Board director

Solid Solutions

Board director

Contact

Nottingham

6th Floor City Gate East,
Toll House Hill,
Nottingham NG1 5FS

Birmingham

45 Church Street
Birmingham
B3 2RT

Mobile: 07976 439771

Nottingham: 0115 935 2127

Birmingham: 0121 233 8717