Ian Noble is the Secretary to Uckfield Chamber of Commerce; Uckfield's leading business organisation - he is responsible for organising all members' meetings, executive committee meetings and both recruitment of new members and retention of existing members.
Previously, he owned the marketing franchise thebestof Hastings, providing marketing support to Hastings based businesses between August 2014 - March 2018. Prior to this Ian was a career banker, working for Lloyds Banking Group for close on 37 years, and for the final decade or so led Commercial Banking teams in various locations across the South East including Hastings, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, Gatwick and Kingston-upon-Thames. Towards the end of his time at Lloyds, Ian spent a whole calender year on secondment as a Business Connector working for the charity Business In The Community, based in Hastings. The focus was to help improve links between business and both third sector and education; not too dissimilar now from a new role that will see Ian working as a Charity Mentor Co-ordinator in East Sussex.
Ian lives in Uckfield and has done so for the last 22 years with his wife, Chrissy. They have two, married adult children and four adorable grand daughters! Between August and May, Ian can usually be found watching his beloved Crystal Palace FC at the weekends, travelling both home and away. Ian is a founding trustee of Uckfield Foodbank and attends Kings Church Uckfield.