Ian is a Patron of the following organisations and charities:
a charity providing FREE Conductive Education Services for children, teenagers and adults with special educational needs and physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy, head injury, stroke, dyspraxia and early on-set Parkinson’s disease.
Shrewsbury Bookfest is the UK’s first book festival just for children their aim is to inspire, enthuse and entertain children through literature and the arts. They are a not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers and obtained charitable status in 2007 and in 2009 won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – the equivalent of an MBE and the highest award that can be given to a voluntary organisation.
Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hope helps vulnerable limbless children access low-cost prosthetics, life-saving operations and vital rehabilitation. Thousands of young amputees across the world suffer every day, often with very little support