Chief Executive, CQC
Ian has been CQC's Chief Executive since 2018. Previously he was Chief Executive of NHS Blood and Transplant from 2014. and Chief Operating Officer at the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Prior roles include Chief Executive of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and Strategic Director for Resources at Buckinghamshire County Council. Ian began his career as an Inspector in the Royal Hong Kong Police Service. He then served with the Surrey Police for four years before moving to the commercial sector. He first worked in government as a project manager for a business process outsourcing company. Ian has a degree in Geology from Goldsmiths’ College London and an MBA from Durham University Business School.