Ian is an established leader, manager and consultant across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.  He blends experience and energy to help organisations achieve improved performance through strategy development and process change.  He has strong leadership and management skills and can lead a team or work independently.

He works with clients by increasing understanding of their environment, supporting the development of strategy and helping to achieve clarity around objectives.  He is an accomplished facilitator and has delivered 1:1 coaching and mentoring support.  He has also delivered successful change and project management assignments. Click here for LinkedIn profile.

Sample Projects

Career Development Institute: Project managed the creation of and acted as Interim General Manager to a new start-up.

Independent Association of Prep Schools: Facilitated a strategy review process that confirmed the broad strategy but emphasised need for better articulation and identified some emerging, significant issues.

InHealth / Netcare: Successfully managed major bids for DH contracts involving bid strategy and maintaining multinational relationships.

NHS Tower Hamlets / London Borough of Tower Hamlets: Delivered work to further the integration of commissioning for Adult Services.

Severn Trent Water: Managed the timely submission of critical regulatory submissions and delivered the development and implementation of new processes across this £1bn company.

Warwickshire Police: Provided facilitation support and external scrutiny to an internal team developing a new strategy for the force.

Employment History

2004–Current Senior Consultant, The Consultancy Company
2000–2003 CEO, Institute of Management Consultancy
1994–1999 Deputy General Secretary, ACPO
1992–1994 Risk analysis lead, Anti-Fraud Unit, Intervention Board
1989–1992 Pay policy lead, Personnel Division, MAFF
1983–1989 Subsidy team leader, MAFF / Intervention Board


MA (Oxon.) Modern History
Certified Management Consultant / Member, Institute of Consulting