- International Operations Director
Prior to joining The Climate Group in September 2011, Ian served in the Armed Forces for nearly 20 years in a variety of roles, primarily planning, project management, operational management systems, finance and human resources, both in the UK and extensively overseas.
Since leaving the Armed Forces in 2003, he has been employed full time in the not-for-profit sector. He has worked at senior management level for over 20 years, including 6 as a successful chief executive, and at board level for more than a decade, in a range of capacities and sectors. He has worked in the not-for-profit sector in a voluntary capacity for over 30 years and has been one of the founding directors of two not-for-profit organizations. Currently he is chair of a private not for profit company and provides voluntary support to a number of organizations in areas such as strategic leadership development, coaching, financial management and business development, recruiting, managing change and marketing.
Ian holds a BSc in Chemistry, an MSc Corporate Management, the ACCA postgraduate diploma in accounting and finance, and is a certificated member of the Institute of Fundraising.
He is married with one son and lives in Buckinghamshire.
You can follow Ian on Twitter at @Ian_Mcl.