Ian has been Chairman of Capita plc since 1 January 2017. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Old Vic Theatre, Chairman of Police Now and a member of the Development Committee of the National Gallery. Ian became a trustee of Wellbeing of Women on 23 November 2016 having been a supporter for a number of years.
Ian left PwC on 30 June 2016 on completion of his second and final four year term as Chairman and Senior Partner. He was a member of PwC’s Network Leadership Team and EMEA Leader.
Ian was knighted in the 2017 New Year Honours list for services to professional services and voluntary service. He is a graduate in Economics, joined PwC as a trainee in 1977 and became a partner in 1991. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW).
Ian is married with four children. He lists his interests as family, sport and theatre and is a keen West Bromwich Albion fan.
Peer & Former Cabinet Minister
Co-founder, Webber Phillips & Former President & Deputy Chair, John Lewis Partnership Council
Chairman, Evening Standard Ltd & Independent Print Ltd
Head of the Department of Economics, University of Birmingham
Former CEO of Urdd Gobaith Cymru