Ian Linden is a Technical Manager for James Hay Partnership. He has been involved in financial services for over twenty years, spending the early years as an IFA, before moving into management roles with national IFA firms. His management roles have included responsibility for a centralised administration centre, project management and senior sales management. He subsequently moved into consultancy with asset management companies and local IFAs before taking time out to complete an MBA. On completion of his postgraduate qualification, he returned to consultancy, before moving to a number of specialist pension providers in business development roles. His current role is Technical Manager, Pensions with James Hay. As well as his MBA, Ian holds the Diploma in Financial Planning from the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Retirement Provision Certificate from the Pension Management Institute.