Ian Mello


Chair of Governors

Summary of Experience

Ian’s personal focus lies in supporting organisations to be the best that they can be, helping to create strategic intent and its implementation. He brings over 23 years’ experience in the public sector, from working in a small mental health charity through to leading as an NHS Executive Director.

Ian has significant expertise in structuring and overseeing transformation programmes, most recently having led the engagement, with partners and communities, to deliver system change across multiple differing organisational boundaries in one Borough.

Ian is highly personable and quick to develop meaningful connections, comfortable addressing and resolving conflict and is happy to take responsibility for executive level delivery and risk management.

Ian brings previous experience as a school governor from a Trafford Primary School into his role on the Unity Community Primary School Governing Body.