Ian joined Remploy "as Non-Executive Chairman in January 2007. Ian has been a Chairman, Non-Executive Director or Advisor to a number of PLC, private equity and not for profit organisations. From 2001 until 2006, Ian was Chief Executive of Scottish Power PLC, having previously been the Group Finance Director from 1994 until 2001. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Ian has had a career in finance working for companies such as HSBC, Mars Limited, and KPMG." 
Joined the Johnston Press "Board in 2007. Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Chairman of Advanced Power AG and of Remploy Ltd, Non Executive Director of British Polythene Industries plc, the Mercantile Trust plc and British Assets plc, adviser to Clyde Bergemann Power Group and Chairman of the Campaign Board for the University of Edinburgh."