Awards and recognition

Apr 2017 Ian was made a ‘Life Member’ of Southend on Sea Athletics Club for services to coaching.
Apr 2016 Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) – checked.
Oct 2014 Ian was awarded CGI’s ‘Best UK Marketing Campaign Winner’ for his Internet of Things (IoT) integrated campaign.
Jul 2012 Ian completed a Marketing Content Audit and report for the Global Marketing Director covering year to July 2012. This was described by Gartner as ‘cutting-edge thought. Very few clients are thinking this way, and those that are typically deliver content for a living — they’re publishing companies of some sort, and are rooting out duplication to get their product costs down. Therefore, Logica is to be applauded for thinking this way’. – Source: Gartner.
Aug 2009 Ian successfully qualified as a UK Athletics Level 2 Performance Coach.
Dec 2006 Ian managed Albany’s successful Essex Countywide B2B Business Award 2006 entry.
Aug 2006 Ian successfully qualified as a UK Athletics Assistant Coach.
Apr 2001 Ian completed the 2001 Flora London Marathon, raising close to £3000 for cancer-related charities, and has since completed 17 further marathons.
Apr 1999 Ian delivered a CRM direct marketing campaign for Logica’s UK financial services organisation that was awarded ‘best business to business direct marketing campaign’ at the 1999 DMA Awards.
Oct 1998 Ian awarded Membership of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
Jun 1998 Ian awarded Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from CIM.
Feb 1998 As Logica Product Manager, Mobile Commerce – Ian oversaw the world’s first download of VisaCash over GSM to a 2 slot mobile phone – leading to two mobile telecoms awards.
Nov 1997 Ian commissioned and co-wrote Computing Magazine’s IT Recruitment Ad of 1997.
Feb 1997 Ian awarded ‘Primary Contact Award’ for an outstanding combined result in Business-to-Business Advertising and Management & Strategy in CAM Diploma exams.
Aug 1996 Ian awarded Communications, Advertising and Marketing Foundation (CAM) Diploma.
Jun 1990 Ian was awarded a pass in ‘Cooks Professional’ City & Guilds after a 2 year course.