Ian Pittaway

"The most exciting thing about Barking and Dagenham Giving is that it can act as a catalyst for positive change."

What got you interested in working in Barking and Dagenham?
I grew up in Barking & Dagenham and continue to have a close connection to this borough.
What challenges do you think you might face in this role?
Helping BD Giving achieve its important objectives.
What are your hopes for the borough?
That every person living or working within the borough should be able to fulfil their own potential.
How do you think the community can help achieve those goals?
The community can help to put in place an infrastructure within which individuals can thrive.

Ian Pittaway


Ian is the Representative Deputy Lieutenant for Barking & Dagenham , which is where he went to school and grew up. He is the Senior Partner of a law firm in the City of London and has extensive experience in financial matters.