Ian was appointed Chair of Groundwork North East & Cumbria in 2014. Ian is a highly experienced Director, Chief Officer, and consultant in the fields of strategic property, civil engineering, construction, development, maintenance design and FM, technical services, highways, and transport across the public and private sectors.
During his career, Ian has delivered complex change and service transformation programmes and extensive strategic service reviews in sensitive environments building on his training as a Chartered and Incorporated Quantity Surveyor (MRICS). He is an experienced negotiator in property, service and construction contracts, employment issues, and working with government contracting procedures including OJEU, PFI frameworks, and corporate procurement.
Ian has very recently retired.