Ivor forged a broad, multi-national entrepreneurial career, supporting blue chips and SMEs in the creation and commercialisation of disruptive solutions to accelerate growth. By applying keen strategic insights and a creative approach combined with high-level analytical skills, he cuts through complexity to identify practical ways to move enterprises forward.
Current Role – CEO of HOPES Sustainability C.I.C.:
- HOPES Sustainability develops and delivers an ambitious Climate Action education programme for schools across the UK that raises awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The objective of the C.I.C. is to create and develop a vast cohort of empowered, climate-aware young children who research and implement positive climate change actions and programmes as they move through their schooling and beyond into adulthood.
- Aims to educate young children about both the complexities of the science involved in achieving Carbon Zero by 2050, as well as motivating them to take effective, practical action in their daily lives, which will, in turn, galvanise their parents and communities to join them.
CEO, HOPES Sustainability CIC
March 2020 – present
CFO, Oak Network UK Ltd
March 2020 – July 2021
Governor, Bell Lane Primary School
January 2020 – Present
Director, Empiribox Limited
2013 – February 2020
Founder & Managing Director, Entrepreneurs World
2007 – 2013
Directorships in Corporate Barter and Service Companies
1987 – 2013
Managing Director, Gold Investment Corporation (Sage subsidiary) –
1985 – 1987
Assistant to Deputy Managing Director, Sage Group Holdings, South Africa – 1983 – 1985
International Director – Asia, AIESEC (International Association of Business Students)
1981 – 1982