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Ian Roper Taylor (7 February 1956 – 8 June 2020) was a British trading businessman. He was chairman and Global CEO of The Vitol Group, the world's largest independent energy trader. He was also the majority shareholder in Harris Tweed Hebrides. He was born in Croydon, London, England.

In 2016 he was reported to have asked for his name to be withdrawn from consideration for a potential knighthood in David Cameron's resignation honours list.

The Sunday Times Rich List 2017 said that Taylor's wealth was at £180m, making him the UK's 623rd richest person.

Taylor died of pneumonia caused by cancer on 8 June 2020 in London, aged 64.

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