About Ian Strachan

Ian Strachan, managing director of Lichfield-based Ian Strachan Communications Ltd, is a former journalist, news editor and corporate communications professional. He spent 18 years in senior PR posts for large organisations and multinationals, and 12 years as a newspaper and radio journalist, before setting up his own consultancy in 2000.

Before that he was corporate affairs director at Birmingham-based commercial vehicle manufacturer LDV. He joined LDV from the Rover Group where he held a number of senior PR posts. He was corporate communications director there when he won the CIPR Communications Programme of the Year Award in 1998.

Before moving to the Rover Group he was press and public relations officer for West Midlands Police.

A journalist by training, he has worked on regional newspapers and local radio throughout the Midlands.

He is a longstanding Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

Ian Strachan Communications does not employ junior account executives and managers. You ALWAYS deal with the top man, and get the benefit of his experience, capabilities and judgement.