Ian has worked in retail management for over 30 years, during which time he has become highly proficient in communicating with a wide array of people in a straightforward and uncomplicated, but effective manner. By the nature of his role, he is used to leading change management with a positive approach and is able to think on his feet to ensure an effective resolution to any problems encountered. He has been an active partner in a Mental Health Training company for 15 years and during this time has achieved qualifications in Neuro Linguistic Programming.
Ian has been a governor at South Otterington CE Primary School since 2004, has been a committee Chair, Vice Chair and for the last 4 years, Chair of Governors. The highlight of this has been seeing the school awarded the Outstanding Judgement by OFSTED recently.
Skills: Leadership and Management, Governance, Communications, Training and Development, Change Management