Mr. Ian Ferguson CBE

Chairman of Trustees, Metaswitch Networks Ltd

Ian Ferguson is a businessman who founded a highly successful technology company now called Metaswitch, some thirty years ago.  He has worked extensively at the national level on education policy and funding for the past thirteen years.  He is currently a member of the Education Funding Agency Advisory Group of the DfE.  His passions are improving the funding and learning support for disadvantaged young people, and extending the reach of Work Based Learning including Apprenticeships.