Ian Richards YSS TrusteeIan has been a YSS Trustee since 2010.  A chartered accountant from Birmingham, Ian has spent most of his career at a senior level in small and medium sized businesses and latterly as a self-employed interim manager.  He is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, being fluent in French, German and Spanish. He is the treasurer and a trustee of ABplus, a charity in Birmingham that supports people living with HIV and AIDS. He is a governor of Bournville College Birmingham, a general FE college, where he chairs the audit committee, and is also vice chair of the board and chair of the board of Queen Alexandra College Birmingham, a specialist college for young people over the age of 16 with special needs.  Ian takes a Trustee lead on Finance.