Ian Paul Martin - Executive Chairman
Ian has worked in the Insurance and Media industries for over 30 years. More recently, as Chairman and CEO of Avesco (2002 to 2012) the quoted provider to the event and broadcast industry, Ian led the transformation of the company from a faltering company to a vibrant business, with revenues rising from around £50 million to £140 million and a profit that grew at a compound profit of 20% per annum.
Prior to this period, Ian has held board positions at Ascot Underwriting and Brockbank Group plc, where he was CEO and he helped form Admiral Insurance the FT 100 Company. Ian also holds a number of executive and non-executive directorships, including as a non-executive Director of Chelverton Growth.