Ian Dudson is the Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire
Ian Dudson was appointed as Lord-Lieutenant on 29 March 2012. Ian is an industrialist, whose family ceramics business has been based in Stoke-on-Trent for many generations. A recent High Sheriff, he is also an Honorary President of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, and a former trustee of Lichfield Cathedral.
Ian is Chair of the Trustees of The Dudson Centre, which acts as a resource centre for voluntary groups. He was also a founding member of the local Enterprise Partnership Board. He has served as a Deputy Lieutenant for the last decade and was awarded the CBE for services to the ceramics industry in 2002.
(Photograph courtesey of Derek Tamea Photography)