Advisory Team


Ian Sharman

Senior Consultant  |  Expanded bio

Ian is a world-champion professional endurance athlete, a renowned distance running coach, an internationally experienced senior financial and economic analyst, and a sought-after keynote speaker. As a champion endurance athlete, Ian has raced around the world in all styles of long-distance events, finishing over 200 ultras and marathons in every type of weather and on all terrains. Ian has won over 50 races of marathon distance or longer and has competed in many mountain ranges, including the Himalayas, Andes, Rockies and European Alps. In his role at FMG Leading, Ian shares lessons from his experience leading teams through extraordinary endurance challenges, connecting those experiences to the challenges executive leaders face while motivating and leading their organizations through times of tumultuous change. Ian earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge in England.