Ian Lazarus


Ian Lazarus has deep experience in executive and board level search across the insurance, consumer finance, fintech, professional service and not-for-profit sectors. This spans public, private and private equity backed companies, as well as charities and other not-for-profit organizations.

Before joining Sainty, Hird & Partners in 2015, Ian set up the Financial Services practice at The Miles Partnership in 2002. Previously Ian worked at Russell Reynolds Associates. Prior to this Ian was a Managing Director at Newman Martin & Buchan Ltd, an international insurance brokerage firm. Ian also established Global Special Risks Inc., a New York based energy sector wholesale broker and worked for five years at Global Special Risks Inc. in New Orleans. He began his career at Willis Faber Plc in 1983.

Ian holds a BA in Economics and Politics from the University of York and an MBA from INSEAD.