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Team / Ian Downing

Ian Downing

Investor  /  Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Nottingham


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.



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


The Lewis Building
35 Bull Street
B4 6AF

Mobile: 07976 439771

Nottingham: 0115 935 2127

Birmingham: 0121 233 8717

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