Ian joined the CM Group as a senior associate in late 2012. He comes to the Group as one of the most experienced and respected figures in the global Al industry and a leader in business improvement. Ian’s career has included asset management and improvement, particularly through the primary Al value chain; from mining and refining through to smelting and value-added products. Ian has a successful track record in asset improvement and optimisation. He has successfully served as Project Director for smelting and alumina projects, and as COO for group asset operations, achieving world class results in establishing, growing and optimising the businesses involved.