Ian writes: “I was born in 1938 and am married with 4 grown up children. On leaving Grammar School age 17 I enlisted in the Regular Army joinng The Seaforth Highlanders, a regiment with a strong family tradition for me. In 1960 I resigned the Army to start a new career in finance that I followed until I took early retirement in 1990.
Alongside my business career I have enjoyed my membership of Round Table and later Rotary. Participation in these, known as Service Clubs, has given me the opportunity use my marketing and management skills for the benefit of others. I have served on various committees localy and for the last seven years have been a Governor of Ingfield Manor School, a SCOPE owned school for children with cerebal palsy.
I have supported the late David Tilley by helping to promote his work and fundraising for St Michael School in Kilolo. It was shortly before David’s death when he asked me to join the Foundation and take on the role of Chairman of the Trustees. I will use my best endeavours to ensure that the Foundation follows the path set by David.