Director of Public Health, Leeds City Council
Ian has been the Director of Public Health in Leeds since 2006, having previously been Director of Public Health at Leeds North West Primary Care Trust from 2002.
Ian was Consultant in Public Health Medicine (Mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities) at Leeds Health Authority from 1992 to 2002.
Ian was made Visiting Professor of Public Health by the Institute of Public Health, Lahore Pakistan for work on Smoke Free Homes – that was subsequently replicated in Bangladesh.
Ian has published work on a variety of public health issues and is a Trustee of the Thackray Medical Research Trust.