In his new role, Ian will have overall responsibility for the Group’s operations in Sweden, including leadership of the client relationship teams and the management of local intermediary relationships. He will also collaborate with other offices in further developing our service offering in the Nordic market. We currently support more than 20 leading Nordic based alternative investment managers with their fund administration and corporate structuring requirements.
Prior to joining the Aztec Group, Ian spent over 11 years at PwC, where, in his most recent role, he led audit teams specialising in private equity and financial services. Ian’s knowledge and experience of accounting and financial reporting in the Nordic region is extensive, having worked closely with clients under the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and supported a wide range of client reporting requirements in respect of IFRS, Swedish GAAP and other national regulation.
A qualified accountant, Ian also holds a BA Honours Degree in Accounting from Birzeit University and an MSc degree in Business Administration from Stockholm University.
Alan Ross, Group Head of Private Equity at the Aztec Group, commented:
“We’re delighted to have recruited Ian and to be welcoming him to head up our team in Sweden. He has a deep understanding of the private equity and alternative investments industry and is well respected by his clients and peers. His appointment brings a fresh perspective into the team, and will help us to reinforce our status as a leading provider of fund and corporate services in the Nordics”.