Appointed as Governor in January 2022.
Ian’s post graduate career began with EMI Records working as a product manager. Specialising in Marketing and PR, Ian moved back to his home city of Liverpool to take up the position of Director of Marketing for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, where he remained for 14 years before managing Clwyd Theatre Cymru, under the artistic directorship of Terry Hands (Ex RSC Director). Another career move took Ian to Hull Truck Theatre as General Manager and then Chief Executive. Ian then moved to Herefordshire in 2013 to take up the position of Chief Executive and Artistic Director at The Courtyard where he is responsible for a team of 39 full-time staff and 40 part-time casual staff and for the Courtyard’s vast array of shows, education and outreach, film and bars and catering.