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Team / Ian Downing

Ian Downing

Portfolio team  /  Birmingham, Cambridge, London


Ian joined BGF in September 2011 and is responsible for BGF’s exciting portfolio of early stage investments across the UK.  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, developing autonomous vehicles.



The Lewis Building
35 Bull Street
B4 6AF

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Birmingham: 0121 233 8717

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