Ian is the Regional Leader for PwC in Yorkshire and the North East. He leads the firm’s business which includes more than 1,000 partners and staff across its Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield and Hull offices.
Ian has 25 years of experience working with businesses across many sectors, including manufacturing, chemicals, property & construction, retail, technology and FMCG. He has dealt with entrepreneur led privately owned companies, private equity backed businesses through to companies listed in the FTSE100.
Prior to taking on his current role he led PwC’s Assurance business across the North for 5 years, which includes its audit and risk assurance practices, and also spent two years on secondment in Melbourne, Australia.
A proud Yorkshireman, Ian went to school in Boston Spa and has a Chemistry degree from Oxford University. He has two sons with his wife, Gaby, and despite advancing years is still a keen hockey player and Tour de France convert to cycling.