Ian has 15 years’ experience in both agency and in-house. Most recently, he has managed a number of campaigns for Universities UK, including lobbying to remove international students from the net migration target and working with Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert to prevent a drop in university applications, following an increase in fees in 2012. In his agency days, Ian worked on clients such as T.G.I. Friday’s and POM Wonderful.
He is an expert in campaign planning and delivery, stakeholder management, social media, media relations and large-scale events (most notably at the Natural History Museum for Universities Week, which attracted c. 28,000 people).
Ian is a former press officer and has experience in advising on communication strategies, including most recently on a social mobility report for the UK government at the request of the prime minister.