Ian became Chairman of the Board of Trustees in May 2016. He also a board member of Dalziel High School War Memorial Trust and has been since 2006. Originally a qualified pharmacist, Ian built up his own pharmacy business before selling his group in 2001. He has also been Director of the National Pharmacy Association and Chairman of the Scottish Pharmaceutical Federation. In 2004 -2005 Ian served as Deacon of The Incorporation of Bonnetmakers and Dyers of Glasgow and went to become a Member of The Commonweal Fund Committee and Manager of The Drapers Fund of the Trades House of Glasgow. Ian is now chairman of The GT4 Group Limited, the umbrella company for several printing and graphic design businesses for clients such as Highland Spring Group, Nestle UK, AG Barr plc, Diageo plc, Whyte & MacKay, Innocent and Baxters Food Group to name but a few.