Ian has previously held senior management and executive level positions in national PLC’s and public sector organisations. More recently, Ian headed up Invest Northern Ireland’s European FDi division, securing inward investment projects for the region with over 1000 jobs created.
Ian’s background is in Financial Services and Technology. Ian was previously Sales Director and subsequently Managing Director of a Software Development company providing e-commerce solutions for corporate clients. In a three-year tenure, he grew the organisation’s turnover five-fold, securing international clients including Colliers, Cancer Research and Hilton Hotel Group.
He holds an MBA through Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University.