Ian Howard

Co-Founder, Neotas

With over 30 years’ worth of experience across financial services and investment banking, Ian’s industry knowledge is extensive, ranging from credit derivatives to capital markets, from trading to hedge funds. His previous roles have included Head of Credit Business at a Canadian bank and following that, he became Head of Business Development at JDX Consulting in London. At JDX Consulting, Ian was instrumental in overseeing their growth strategy, which took the company from 9 to 300 employees when he left in 2016. Ian is Co-founder of Neotas, the enhanced due diligence company that interrogates social media, the deep and dark web; helping organisations to reduce fraud, avoid bad hires and comply with regulatory guidelines.