Ian Mather

Chairman, Cambridge Ahead

Ian is the Chairman of Cambridge Ahead which was formed in 2013. It is a business and academic member organisation. Members include ARM, AstraZeneca, Marshall Group, and Addenbrookes hospital.The organisation was formed to provide a business focus for the long term development of Cambridge. Project groups include those focussing on economic growth, housing and transport. Cambridge Ahead have worked with a number of key organisations, including councils, to produce The Case for Cambridge – a request to the Government to find ways to improve infrastructure investment in the Cambridge region. Ian is a Partner and heads the office of national law firm Mills & Reeve which has 300 staff based in Cambridge. He has lived and worked in Cambridge for over  30 years. Ian is also Chairman of Cambridge Arts Theatre.