Ivan provides strategic insight and practical delivery experience to communications and stakeholder engagement for major infrastructure programmes. He has earned the trust and respect of leadership teams, decision makers, stakeholders and communities during 25 years as a senior consultant specialising in major transport, property and energy investment programmes.
He works with teams to identify and engage policy makers, opinion formers, communities and their representatives, and support decision makers on the practical implementation of planning policy, process and consensus building through meaningful, proportionate communications and consultation programmes.
Ivan builds consensus within corporate communications teams, and consistent, constructive relationships with the media, through social media and with elected representatives at in the formulation of national and devolved policy, and at regional and local level.
Ivan’s breadth of experience spans strategic communications, assurance and governance; reputation enhancement and averting, but where necessary managing crisis, protest and direct action.
A member of the NIPA Council, he has lead the communications for Radioactive Waste Management Limited, HS2 – Euston Vision as well as projects for National Grid, Highways England and Amey.