Ian is a respected leader in his field, with an exceptional reputation in particular within the housing, charity and not for profit sector. Described by others as someone who ‘really knows his stuff’, Ian has held senior director roles in HR both within the public and private sector.
He has unrivalled up-to-date knowledge of rewards, bonus and private sector terms and conditions and a passion for driving projects home. His natural creativity and desire to see a job through to completion are just two traits highly valued by our customers.
Ian has worked in senior HR and Customer Service positions within the private and public sector for more than 35 years. He has considerable experience of the full breath of HR issues including recruitment, mergers and due diligence work, leading on the HR aspects of transformation / change, modernisation of HR and efficiency activities, designing and implementing performance management schemes, leading strategic HR management reorganisation, restructures and redundancy and salary and reward projects. Ian also has extensive experience of negotiating and working with Trade Unions particularly related to salary and contractual negotiations, reorganisations and Health and Safety.
Ian previously worked at Capita PLC within their business transformation division and is also a former member of the Tribal housing team. Ian’s experience at Capita saw him work across different employment sectors and he brings this understanding to the ema consultancy offer.
Ian is degree qualified, a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development, and a certified master practitioner of NLP. He is registered with the British Psychological Society to use a range of psychometrics for assessment and development purposes including Saville WAVE.
Ian is also a parish councillor within North Yorkshire and a trustee of a community association.