Ian retired from the Police in 1990, after 37 years service and then took a post with the local Health Authority. For a number of years Ian was involved with Gifford House, a facility for injured service personnel. He became a shareholder member of the PPHA in 2004, joined the Committee the following year, and became Chairman in 2010. Ian was Chairman of his local NARPO branch in Worthing for 17 years and still remains an active member.