Ian has wide experience of board level management of larger international animal organisations having been on the boards of Brooke, an equine welfare charity and Durrell, a conservation NGO. Ian has worked with overseas NGO’s since founding ActionAid usually on project development and fundraising.He helped set up the Institute of Fundraising and the Association of Fundraising Consultants while managing the fundraising firm, Midas in the 1980’s. He won the Consultant of the year award in 2000.
Since retiring he has been interim CEO of Child Rescue Nepal, chaired Virtual Doctors, a health charity in Africa, socialised a hearing dog and serves on the board of Raystede a local animal sanctuary near Lewes. Ian welcomes the opportunity to continue his interests in Wildlife and Africa. He plays tennis, gardens and walks dogs to relax.