Ian is a Patron of the following organisations and charities:

Megan Baker House

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 Children’s Book Festival

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

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