Ian is an experienced businessman who has spent his career within the retail industry having been involved with a number of well-known UK companies. Since retiring as Group Managing Director of Fiskars Brands UK Ian has founded an online retail company based in the West Country. Alongside his role as Chair of The Board of Trustees for EDP Ian is a trustee of the St John Ambulance County Priory Group, a fundraiser for Children with Cancer UK and Chairman of Exmouth Chamber of Trade. Ian is keenly aware of the impact problematic drug & alcohol use has on the individual, their family and friends, and the wider community, which is why he believes the work EDP does is so very worthwhile. As Chair, Ian sees his role as helping and supporting EDP to achieve its aims and objectives in every respect alongside their central belief in the ability of all people to change and make a positive difference.