Ian Wigston is a co-founder of Bright Field Consulting. Originally a banker, Ian developed and built one of the first Innovation Units in Europe for Barclays. He has been working as an independent consultant for more than 20 years.
He has specialised in education for most of that time, and was inspired to establish Bright Field having established a reputation for originality and innovation across a range of client projects. These have included the DfES Innovation Unit, Odyssey Charter School, the Learning Schools Trust and Woodard Corporation.
He is a Trustee of Potential Plus (UK), and is a member of Bishop's Council and Diocesan Synod for the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. Ian has a BA (Econ) from Nottingham University, an MBA from Henley Management College and is a Fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2005.