Ian has been a partner at Hempsons since 1997 and heads their Charities and Social Enterprise Team.

Ian has a wide range of experience in the field of charity, governance and commercial law looking after charities, social enterprises and public service mutuals from small, local organisations to those working nationally and internationally.

Ian has been a Mutuals Ambassador for the Mutuals Programme run by the Cabinet Office, was a non-executive director and company secretary of Tower Hamlets Co-Operative Development Agency and has served on various governance working groups of charities. He regularly provides training for Boards and senior management.