Meet the team – Ian Palmer


BBS (Hons) Bachelor of Business and Accounting – (Waterford)

An Irish national, now living in Manchester, Ian has worked in or with the asset and wealth management industry all his working life. Initially as a Fund Administrator, he later joined J.P. Morgan as an Analyst followed by promotion to Accounting Manager, Portfolio Analytics.

He then entered the executive recruitment arena in Australia where, among his many achievements, he secured the largest financial services contract in the Australian market resulting in an increase in revenue by $5M, as well as selling into the UK and Asia markets. He has been a regular advisor to many CEOs/COOs and HRDs across the investment management and fund services market. He was also an adviser to the Australian Custodial Services Association.

In the UK he was a partner of Azon Recruitment with the remit to develop and execute a sales strategy delivering growth and profit to the group, specialising in the wealth and asset management space.

Latterly, he was appointed Partnerships Manager of The Coaching Manual, with the scope to identify partnership opportunities with Associations/Leagues and Elite Academies.