Ian specialises in commercial asset acquisition and the setting up of incorporated structures for local authorities and housing associations. He also leads on governance reviews, board support and structural reviews of businesses. Prior to working at Ark, Ian held high level posts in housing associations. He has also worked in local government, and sat on the board of a number of housing-related businesses. Outside work, Ian plays a mediocre standard of badminton in Suffolk leagues and, until recently, hosted and spun the discs on a weekly local radio show.