Ian is Managing Director of Russam - the UK's longest established interim management company and a senior executive search business.
He is a founding board member of Trustees Unlimited and co-founder of Step on Board, the employee volunteer engagement programme working with companies such as Barclays, Google, EY and Credit Suisse. Ian is founding Director of the Olympic legacy charity, Cyclopark, and sits on the Professional Advisory Board of CharityWorks, the UK's non-profit graduate scheme.
Earlier in his career he was Chief Executive of a charity which specialises in the fields of homelessness, addiction, mentoring and international development. He holds a Masters degree in Voluntary Sector Management from Cass Business School and the Certificate in Charity in Law and Governance from ICSA: the Governance Institute.
Ian was bullied for much of his childhood.