Ian Barrass

Biography

Ian has 31 years of investment and finance experience encompassing private equity investment and portfolio management, infrastructure investment and advisory, leveraged senior debt lending and corporate restructuring. He joined Henderson in 2005 and until 2013 was a partner in Henderson’s private equity team primarily responsible for managing its listed and unlisted private equity fund of funds portfolios. He is now a Fund Manager within Henderson’s Multi-Asset team with a particular focus on alternative and specialist asset funds. He is currently Lead Manager of the Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc and Henderson Diversified Alternatives Fund. Ian’s started his career as a graduate trainee at Citibank in London in 1984. After five years he moved to Charterhouse Bank Limited, becoming a main board director in 1997. In 2002 he left to buy a small business in the UK leisure sector business with a business partner and performed the role of finance director for three years before joining Henderson. Ian has a BA (Hons) in Modern History from Oxford University.

Funds and trusts managed