Ian is the Executive Director of Finance and Information at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. He joined the Board of Directors in May 2014 from the NHS Trust Development Authority where he was the Business Finance Director for London.
He started his NHS career in 1991 as a Regional Financial Management Trainee and has held Finance Director positions in Primary Care, Acute and Intermediate Tier Organisations since 2005. During this time he has worked on a number of large scale transactions including the development of a new national service for cancer treatment, organisational merger and acquisition and the development of a joint venture company to deliver commercial benefits to the NHS.
Alongside his NHS roles Ian has significant experience from working with a number of other public, private and charitable sectors and he is currently Vice Chair of Weaver Vale Housing Trust.
Ian has had a career long interest in Staff Development and until recently was Chair of the NW Towards Excellence Accreditation Programme and is National Chair of the HealthCare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Policy and Research Committee.
Member of Audit and Risk Committee.