Ian has spent the last 25 years as a specialist in G7 Government Bond Markets, covering sales, research, market making and proprietary trading. He was a stockbroker for many years before joining Chase Manhatten Bank. He subsequently worked for Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, before joining Guinness Mahon. In 2002 Ian, with a partner, bought Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers Limited. He is the manager of the City Financial Strategic Gilt Fund.