About Ian Linnegan

Work History

Ian has 20 years plus experience in the education and training market with experience in Retail, Wholesale and the Financial Services sector.

His work includes adult education and training. On the lecture circuit he has covered, finance, business planning and decision-making. From Craven College in Skipton he has delivered courses to staff at Rolls Royce, Skipton Building Society and Bradford District Council and been an occasional speaker on Leeds Met and University of Huddersfield programmes.

Outside Yorkshire he has worked in London, as well as overseas. His clients have included: ARM, Bank of England, Ace Insurance, Johnson & Higgins, Zurich Re and the Bermuda Insurance Institute.

An avid learner throughout his working life, his formal qualifications include:

  • Chartered MCIPD member
  • BA (Hons) in Business Studies – majored in accounting, statistics and IT
  • ACII (Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute).
  • Postgraduate Teaching Certificate in Further Education

He is also a currently member of the UK business organisations SEPG and is Treasurer for CIPD in N. Yorkshire.

His recent skills update included attending a number of Anthony Robbins programmes in California and Brussels. This included the Life Mastery and Finance Programmes. This experience and the NLP skills acquired from these courses are fully factored into the coaching services he provides.

Check out what his colleagues and former clients say about him.

Outside Work

lan has a great family life, married over 25 years with two children, Amy and Peter.

Ian enjoys walking, cycling and sailing. Last year, he completed the last leg of the Dales Way walk from Windermere to Dent – about 40 miles in two days! Next year, he plans to climb Ben Nevis, the only major UK mountain not yet climbed!

Ian also sails from Ipswich Haven Marina in Suffolk and regularly sails to London and Holland from his Suffolk base.

People Ian admires:

Stephen Covey             Alan Sugar                                Ray Davies                           Ellen McArthur

JK Rowling                  Alex Ferguson                           Vince Cable                          Anthony Robbins

George Harrison

His philosophy on life is to:  Live, Love and Excel.

Second Passion

Outside his coaching work and family life, Ian has always maintained an active interest in young people’s education. He is currently a non-executive director with a sports and community service.

This is a unique learning programme utilises innovative web-based technologies which provides young people with the opportunity build skills sets ready for tomorrow’s world of work.

Sports and Community Info (voluntary work)

Empowering young people to build vibrant communities.

He spends approximately 2 days a month working in schools in and around Yorkshire .