"Ian is Managing Director for Residential Energy at British Gas and Chairman of British Gas Services Ltd. With over 25 years experience in a variety of energy and financial services positions, Ian has gained expertise in strategy, marketing, finance and business operations.
"Ian’s early business experience includes a stint running a rose growing business in the Channel Islands, a Business Studies librarian at the University of Warwick, and secondments to HM Treasury and the National Maritime Museum.
"Ian holds an MA in social anthropology from Cambridge, an MBA from Warwick Business School, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He lists his primary interests as DIY, gardening, sports – leisurely observation only – and wine. He lives in West Sussex and is married with three children.
"Ian was a Trustee and Treasurer of Carers UK from 2003 until 2011, where his financial expertise helped the charity during difficult times. He was co-opted by the Board for a second term in 2012."