Ian is the London Regional Chairman, elected by the Conservative Associations in the capital.
He is a former Chairman of the London South Area and proir to his election to Parliament in 1983 was Constituency Chairman in Dulwich.
Former UK Member of Parliament for Edmonton in north London from 1983-1997 (Conservative),
Former Member of the European Parliament for London 2003-4.
Senior Lecturer in Town Planning at the then South Bank Polytechnic from 1975-1983.
He has a PhD from Reading University in the role of pressure groups and a degree from University of Aberystwyth in geography.
Director of Public Affairs at ISBA - The Voice of British Advertisers, since 1998. He is responsible for UK and European Union affairs, internal and external communications.
Chairman of UK ICC Marketing and Advertising Commission and a member of the ICC Global Marketing and Advertising Commission, the owner of the global Advertising codes