Ian Buckley - Non Executive Director
Ian has worked as Chief executive for a number of UK and US businesses and served on both PLC and private company boards.
He trained as an engineer in Birmingham, moved into finance and leasing and became the UK Chief Executive of the US leasing giant GELCO (Now a division of GE).
He was part of the management buyout and the subsequent public flotation at Evans Halshaw PLC serving as a main board director.
In 1999 he joined Advanced Communication and Information Systems (ACIS) as CEO, a venture capital backed, telematics business specialising in providing real time passenger information for, airports, buses and trams. Whilst there, ACIS were awarded the Queens Award for Innovation.
He was Deputy Chair and Non-Executive director of Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust and Vice Chair of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.
Currently he is a Business Angel investor, business coach and facilitator for Leadership Trust and guest lectures at Bristol Business School.