Ian Gifford

IAN Gifford has been appointed as director of Ipswich-based ISG Jackson's public division.Mr Gifford brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the role and joins from R G Carter Construction, where over the last 20 years he progressed to director and general manager, with direct responsibility for the management of the regional contractor.

IAN Gifford has been appointed as director of Ipswich-based ISG Jackson's public division.

Mr Gifford brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the role and joins from R G Carter Construction, where over the last 20 years he progressed to director and general manager, with direct responsibility for the management of the regional contractor.

He will focus on forming strong relationships with local authorities and public bodies across the south of England, with the aim of securing an increasing number of partnering framework contracts.

“The opportunity to join the business at such an exciting time proved highly persuasive, as did the prospect of working alongside so many talented professionals within an environment that encourages individuals to exceed expectations,” said Mr Gifford.

Bernard Clarke, managing director of ISG Jackson, said Mr Gifford brought “an invaluable range” of skills and in-depth industry knowledge to their board and operationally, provided dynamic leadership to the public division.

“This latest appointment highlights our continuing ambitions and we are delighted to welcome Ian to the business,” he said.