Based in Duke CE’s European headquarters, Ian is senior client lead on several major Duke programmes.
Whilst at Duke CE, Ian has designed and led executive programmes for a number of major global companies, including: Statoil, Bosch, Electrolux, Infineum, HeidelbergCement, Atlas Copco, PGS, Bombardier and Rexam.
Before joining Duke CE in 2006, Ian was director of programs and a professor of strategy at Henley Management College. In his 20 years at Henley, Ian held management team responsibility for executive programs, corporate programs, and MBA programs, and was responsible for Henley’s international activities. Ian also contributed to the design and delivery of programs for (among others) IBM, Metso, Continental Tyres, Logica, BSI, Powergen, British Gas, Marks and Spencer, Nissan, Intercontinental Hotels, BOC, Telia Sonera, Karstadt, BASF, Ford Motor Company, BAE Systems, Marconi, and CAA.
Prior to joining Henley, Ian worked at Volkswagen in Germany and served in the British Army.
Ian has published regularly on business strategy for 18 years, co-authoring a book on strategy from the inside –out, and publishing articles on international strategies and complexity theory. A skilled facilitator of strategy processes at board level, Ian has consulted for such firms as Marks and Spencer, Mueller, Boyden Global and the NHS Modernisation Agency.
Ian speaks passable French and fluent German. He has a BSc and a PhD from the University of Manchester. Ian is married with 2 teenage children. His other passion is classic cars; he has formed a lasting attachment to a Sunbeam Mk3 drop head coupe.
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