Ian Simpkin

Ian Simpkin

Portfolio FD | Mentor


  • Leadership
  • Effectiveness at Board-level
  • Portfolio finance director
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Exit planning (IPO and trade sales)
  • Financial management and strategy
  • Strategic business partnering
  • Mentoring

Sector Expertise

  • Professional services
  • Semi-conductors
  • Technology
  • Marketing agencies
  • Healthcare

Ian is a Chartered Accountant (FCA), who qualified with KPMG and trained at Insead on their International Executive Program. He has over 25 years of finance director experience and was European CFO of a Nasdaq 100 multinational during a period of rapid growth from $20 to $450m revenue. Besides mentoring new CFOs, he advises SME’s on financial strategy to help grow their businesses. He is passionate about helping his mentees develop their skills and expertise to realise their potential and provide Board level strategic advice.