Author Ian Patterson

Ian Patterson is a trainer and author. He was one of the first people to obtain the part-MBA qualification 'Advanced Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring' provided by Oxford Brookes/CIPD. He is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and holds the prestigious CII Accredited Trainer status. Ian has over 34 years experience and launched The Patterson Group in 1995 to offer tailored training solutions and exam preparation resources both to individuals and organisations in the financial services sector. Over 21 years, The Patterson Group have helped over 30,000 candidates nationwide to achieve their CII Diplomas and Advance Diplomas in Regulated Financial Planning and trained 1,000 of people managers. He is also the author of five books including the current CII study texts Senior Management and Supervision (AF6), Supervision in a Regulated Environment (J07) and Long Term Care Insurance (CF8).The Patterson Group is also the leading provider of audio MP3s for exam preparation. Specialties: T&C, supervisory training, senior management training, leadership, adviser coaching, skills, technical and exam preparation. Specialties: T&C, supervisory training, approved persons training, leadership, coaching, skills, technical and exam preparation.