Adnan Imam is a UK-based entrepreneur who is the Managing Director of IPE Group. He’s established several successful business ventures in both the UK and Bangladesh.
Early in his career, Mr. Imam worked with Merrill Lynch Europe Plc, where he gained valuable experience in finance and investment banking. He is also a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA), a qualification he attained in 2000.
Through his company, IPE Group, Adnan Imam has invested in various sectors, including real estate development and private equity. One of the firms that operate under the IPE Group is IPE Developments, which is a real estate development company with a portfolio value over £250 million. The company is working on the construction of 800 units, half of which are located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
As the real estate arm of IPE Group, the firm has invested in property experts whose primary mission is to deliver quality results. The company embraces a results-driven attitude that focuses on smart investments in numerous opportunities. IPE Developments knows that business partners will have queries regarding projects, so it ensures it always has the right answers to provide.
When it comes to private equity, Mr. Imam has established IPE Ventures. He is the managing director of the firm, which has hired experienced professionals with knowledge of areas such as portfolio management, real estate, finance, venture capital, and recruitment. A forward-thinking culture drives IPE Ventures’ processes, focusing on the end goals and working backwards to identify the necessary strategies and inputs needed to achieve them.
One of the companies that IPE Ventures has invested in, and of which Mr. Imam is Chairman, is Green & Red Technologies (G&R). G&R is based in Bangladesh, where it has established the most extensive ad network for businesses and advertisers in the country. Since its inception in 2009, the firm has improved local content monetisation, attracting more than 3,000 websites and apps to make use of its network. In the process, hundreds of advertisers have been able to track their online campaigns with great success. Additionally, G&R has created various innovative tools to help a growing number of internet users.
Adnan Imam has been the Managing Director (MD) of IPE Developments since 2011. In the same year, he also became the Managing Director of Genex Infosys, a leading outsourcing company specialising in the telecommunications sector. At IPE Ventures he has held the MD position since July 2009, the same year he became the Chairman of G&R.