Mr. Ian Morley
Chairman, Wentworth Hall Consultancy Ltd
Ian Morley is a successful business Angel and Entrepreneur.
He is the Chairman of Wentworth Hall Consultancy and a Senior Adviser at AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers. He is a Director of Condor Trade, Ridgeway Financial Solutions, Global and Special Consultant to the IOM Funds Association, Chairman of Montreux Capital, and also holds various Directorships with a range of other companies.
He is the author of Morley's Laws of Business and Fund Management and one of the leading global figures and pioneers in the development of the Hedge Fund Industry. He ran one of Europe’s first and oldest Fund of Funds and subsequently helped build one of Europe’s largest privately owned Fund of Funds. He has helped build manage, own, buy, sell and mentor start up businesses over the last twenty years. He founded and was elected the first Chairman of what is today known as The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the world’s only truly global trade association for the Hedge Fund Industry. He has advised Central Banks, International Regulators and other International Organisations, such as the EU and OECD on matters related to Economics, Markets and Regulation.
His articles have been published in such papers as the The London Times, FT, International Herald Tribune and various trade publications. He has appeared frequently on BBC, radio and TV, Sky, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg and various international TV and radio stations.
Ian trained as an Economist at LSE where he was Vice President of the Students Union. He is a member of Gray’s Inn and one of the few fund managers to be accredited as a journalist.
Ian served as a battle medic with a MASH unit and has completed sixteen International Marathons, one hundred and fifty Half Marathons and competed in weight lifting and dancing competitions. He was the London Theater Correspondent for the Irish Stage and Screen. He has also written about Running and Building a house in Italy for Italy Magazine. His other interests include boating football, politics and philanthropy. He lives in London with his dog, two cats and sometimes his children.