Ian is a graduate of Exeter University. He has spent 35 years involved in independent education, the last 20 years as a Headteacher of a prep school aged 3-13. He was an ISI schools inspector, Chairman of ISIS Wales, Chair of South West Heads and various national roles for IAPS. Now retired Ian advises Taunton School and does consultancy with schools concentrating on management change, marketing and financial sustainability. Furthermore Ian mentors and appraises new Headteachers.