Ian Jacob LLB FCA Dip CII

After qualifying as a barrister, Ian re-trained as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, working with brokers and insurers in the UK and international markets.  Over 14 years, he helped build a regulatory consulting practice of 50 professionals, led the client money and regulatory diligence offering for Deloitte, conducted skilled persons investigations and supported insurance clients on all aspects of UK financial regulation.  In 2020, Ian joined Aston Lark Group as Chief Risk Officer, working alongside Peter Blanc to transform the governance, risk and compliance arrangements and supporting the business through more than 30 acquisitions.  Ian is responsible for the ESG strategy for the Aston Lark Group, expanding its remit as the group has grown by adding new initiatives and networks and increasing staff engagement.