Ian Barrass is a Fund Manager within the UK based Multi-Asset team, a position he has held, as a member of the Henderson team, since 2014 with a particular focus on alternative and specialist funds. Ian is Lead Manager of the Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc and also Henderson Diversified Alternatives strategy. Ian joined Henderson in 2005 and until 2013 was a partner on Henderson’s private equity team, primarily responsible for managing its private equity fund of funds’ portfolios. Prior to Henderson, he was a finance director and partner in a small business in the UK leisure sector. Before this, he worked for Charterhouse Bank Limited where he became a main board director. He began his career at Citibank in London in 1984.
Ian holds a BA (Hons) in modern history from Oxford University and has 33 years of financial industry experience focused on listed closed-end fund management, private equity investment and portfolio management, infrastructure investment and advisory, leveraged senior debt lending and corporate restructuring.
Henderson Global Investors merged with Janus Capital Group in May 2017.