Pride Planning Trustee
Ian is a Chartered Engineer with more than 25 years experience as a Chief Executive of SME’s and owner managed businesses across a diverse range of industry sectors; having worked around the world in China, USA, Eastern and Continental Europe.
He has direct experience of building a business from scratch, managing business turn around, acquisitions and rapid growth at both the operational and strategic levels. More recently Ian has been advising a number of organisations to identify how they can develop their business strategy to grow profitability.
In September 2016 he was appointed Chief Executive of Beechwood Cancer Care Centre an independent Stockport based charity, providing patients, families and friends with support through their journey with cancer or serious illness.
Married to Carolyn, Ian has two adult sons who are both married together with two grandchildren and spends most of his free time beside the sea in North Wales or clocking up the miles between Stalybridge, Bristol and London to see his family.