Ian Riley is Greater China Country Head and China RIM (豪瑞集团中国区总裁) for LafargeHolcim.
He is also Vice President of Huaxin Cement (华新水泥股份有限公司).
He was a member of the Huaxin Cement Executive Committee from 2006 until March 2014. Based in Hubei province in central China, Huaxin Cement is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SHA:900933) and is part of LafargeHolcim.
Ian Riley holds degrees in mathematics and engineering (operations research) from Cambridge University, United Kingdom.
Previously responsible for non-cement manufacturing, from 2011 to 2014 he was Vice President of Strategy & Development at Huaxin Cement, with responsibility for projects both within and outside China.
Before joining Huaxin Cement, Ian Riley was General Manager of a British project management and consulting firm, based in Shanghai and also Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
For most of his career, he worked for ECCI, a British minerals company, which has subsequently become part of Imerys. He has worked in a number of operations and general management roles in the United Kingdom, the USA, Australia and Japan.
He was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for region Asia Pacific in 2014.