Ian Basset — Global Head of Business Transformation

Ian Basset joined Sims Limited in February 2021 as the Global Head of Business Transformation, the company’s internal organisational initiative to align all business divisions globally by function. In this role, Ian leverages the insight gained as a management consultant to strategically implement the company’s new organisational business model, as well as assign talent to the newly created roles across the company, and integrate processes, IT, and innovation to establish more efficient ways of working.

A key member of the executive leadership team, Ian applies lessons learned and implements best practices from his more than 30-year career in leadership roles at large, complex business environments. Throughout that time, he worked as an information technology executive in the banking industry, an operations director, and an Exco member in a market leading print communications company, amassing a rare combination of skills. Ian’s experience spans several corporate functions, including human resources, information and communications technology/information systems, and organisational leadership.