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Business and Technology
Ian is an innovative technical entrepreneur who combines business experience with church leadership and community transformation, his key focus is understanding people and how they behave in groups. Ian has successfully founded a number of Virtual Networks and Virtual Organisations. He currently manages a number of Internet based projects that range from business development to community and social networking. Ian is a member of Rotary, a 1.2 million member organisation, made up of business and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change, in local communities, and around the world.
Churches and Unity
Ian is the programme manager for GATHER, and is responsible for developing the GATHERBUSINESS network. Along with a team of church ministers from a range of denominations, Ian also leads One Heart One Voice, a unity movement of more than 80 churches based in and around Doncaster, South Yorkshire. His passion is connecting and growing leaders and seeing them released into their purpose.
Education and Training
Ian is a trained teacher and graduate in technology. He has been involved in education and training since 1990 and his roles have included, Teacher of Design & Technology and ICT, Head of Student Services, Head of Marketing and Director of Information Learning Technology. Ian first started working with Internet and Multimedia Learning Technologies in 1995. He has experience in managing IT strategy as well as skills in developing and supporting on-line learning, mentoring and assessment. He has also acted as an examiner for both GCSE and Advanced Level subjects. He has worked for AQA, OCR, and WJEC and is a Fellow of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning (ITOL),
Faith and Family
Ian is married to Alyson, and together they work across the north of England directing a number of businesses and Christian ministries. They both have a vision to see people develop a meaningful and authentic faith in every sphere of their lives, and are passionate about churches and church leaders working together. They have three grown-up children and five grandchildren.