Ian Richards

Investment Board member

As one of the Directors of Northstar, Ian oversees the investment team and leads on company exit strategies.

Ian began his career at NatWest, where he held a variety of positions in the retail and corporate banking sectors. In addition to having over 20 years’ experience in venture capital and private equity, Ian is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, a Member of the Institute of Commercial Management and was an elected Corporate Finance Representative for The Securities Institute. He is a Member of the Entrepreneurs Forum and has mentored early stage business leaders through the Forum’s programmes.

Ian also works with The Prince’s Trust, speaking at events to inspire future generations of entrepreneurs. 

You can read Ian’s Register of Interests here.