Ian McDonald is Deputy Head of Aberdeen Solutions with responsibilities covering all aspects of the day-to-day running of Aberdeen Solutions with specific focus on the technical delivery across client accounts. He is also a member of the Hedge Fund Investment Committee. Ian joined Aberdeen in 2016 following the acquisition of Arden Asset Management LLC, where he was the Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining Arden in 2002, Ian worked at Morgan Stanley in the International Prime Brokerage Group. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Ian was an investment consultant at Cambridge Associates in London, focusing on European hedge fund manager research and advising the firm’s European client base on their hedge fund investments. Prior to that, he was based in Cambridge’s Boston office where he focused on manager selection and due diligence of U.S. hedge funds. Ian graduated with an M.A. (Honours) degree in Economic and Social History from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.