IPSE elects Matthew Searle to Board of Directors
Following an election held on 25 September, IT professional Matthew Searle has been appointed to IPSE's Board of Directors, who represent over 68,000 freelance and self-employed workers.
Matthew has worked as an IT professional since 1998, firstly as a consultant, and as a contractor since 2006. Originally graduating in Management, specialising in IT solutions for business. Matthew has worked in a range of roles with Oracle technology and joined IPSE's Consultative Council earlier this year.
Commenting on his election win, Matthew Searle said: "I'm delighted to be elected by my peers on to the IPSE Board. I am passionate about the independent professional community and look forward to driving IPSE's agenda at Board level. Freelancing is an incredibly challenging and rewarding way of working and I'm proud to play an even bigger role within the organisation."
IPSE Chairman James Collings said: "I offer my heartfelt congratulations to Matthew on winning the election to IPSE's Board of Directors. I am confident he will play an important role on the Board. IPSE works tirelessly on behalf of our membership and I am delighted Matthew can be part of this journey.
"It is both an exciting and challenging time for our sector. After the recent rapid growth of self-employment, independent professionals are entering a much more challenging regulatory environment. Matthew's experience and passion for our sector will greatly enhance the case we make on behalf of our members."IPSE News