Ian acts as a Senior Advisor to Freshminds. He is the CEO of Rentalcars.com, and sits on the General Management Board of The Priceline Group.
Ian studied Engineering, Economics & Management at The Queen's College, Oxford. He reckons he spent more time at the river between rowing and punting than he ever did in the engineering department. He then went into consulting for 2-3 years, or at least that was the plan. It took him 16 years in the end to find a good enough set of reasons to leave Mercer / Oliver Wyman.
Ian decided to act as an advisor to Freshminds due to his long relationship with the firm. He once interviewed a girl called Caroline Plumb for a job as a consultant in her final year at Oxford. Caroline and Charlie decided to found Freshminds instead, and the rest is history.
Ian named first son James. That's right, James Brown... Fortunately he does have soul!