Ian Woodbyrne is a senior account manager and Newsdirect Scotland’s health and social care lead. Ian manages a portfolio of public health clients, spanning health boards, charities, and industry specialists. He also heads the team preparing research and data ahead of the 2022 local government elections in Scotland.
Prior to joining Newsdirect, Ian worked with the policy and public affairs team at the British Heart Foundation Scotland and as a researcher for the David Hume Institute. He has degree in Politics from the University of Glasgow which involved a semester Erasmus exchange at Stockholm University.
Ian’s recently realised that his favourite category of music is scandi-pop, and also just Harry Styles. He enjoys all things football; playing; watching; and listening [to podcasts about it]. He’ll also try to squeeze in a reference to his famous connection within the first five minutes of meeting you.