Senior Portfolio Manager
Gulf International Bank
With over 30 years’ banking experience gained in the Americas, Africa, CEE and Asia, Ian Henderson joined Gulf International Bank (UK) as Senior Portfolio Manager in 2016 in the trade finance asset management team. He currently manages a global diversified conventional trade finance fund and segregated mandates. Prior to that, he held senior banker and corporate financier roles for over 21 years covering origination, structured trade & finance, syndication, portfolio management, asset valuation and asset recovery/ restructuring. He has experience in all commodity groups ranging from oil and gas to metals and mining and agriculture, and previous roles have given him practical exposure to supply chain finance, physical commodity trading and political and credit risk insurance products. Henderson has held positions at Standard Bank of SA, Standard Bank London, Banque Belgolaise, WestLB, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, Texel Capital, MRI Trading and Gunvor Group. He holds a bachelor of commerce in business economics from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa and holds the Islamic Finance Qualification.