General Partner, Canada SailGP Team

Ian Wooden

Ian is a GP of Canada SailGP Limited Partnership, an investment fund created for the purposes of establishing ownership for accredited investors and institutional clients in Canada SailGP Team. He also is a board member of CSGP Management Inc., the operating company of Canada SailGP Team and integrally involved in the commercial aspects of the organization.
Ian is the Founder of IJW & Co., a global boutique investment bank, and serves as Managing Director and CEO of the firm. He has advised hundreds of corporations around the globe across numerous industries on matters of corporate divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, negotiation strategy and business valuation.
Ian sits on the board of the Pointe-Claire Yacht Club in Quebec (Canada) and is the chair of the Peter Kelly Athlete Assistance Fund.
Ian holds an undergraduate degree from the John Molson School of Business with a major in Finance, is a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).