We're delighted to confirm Ian Merrill is our CEO. Ian took up his post in October 2020 replacing Angela Cairns.
Ian joins Shannon Trust with considerable experience of the charitable sector, gained in roles ranging from volunteer to CEO. Ian has an operational background in substance misuse services, criminal justice, homelessness and mental health, and a track record in business development through competitive tendering, fundraising and corporate partnerships. Ian has held senior roles at national charities and joins Shannon Trust from Tempo, where as CEO he led the development of a social currency used to increase volunteering and social action across England & Wales.