Top Operative
Joined 2008.

Employment History
• BECO. 2008 - present. 
• Royal London Society for Blind People, 2001- 2008.
• Seeability, 1979 - 2001.

• Getting to work everyday. 

meet Ian

What Ian thinks about Ian
I’ve been a telephonist, packer, bottler, labeller, greeting card maker. I’ve made beer taps for breweries, screws for machines and water appliances for the fire service. And I still find it really hard to get a job. I’m totally blind and commute from South London to North London every day. A job closer to home would mean a bit longer in bed. Did I say that I’ve also worked on a toothpaste production line? I’d like to do that again. So ideally I’m looking for a South London based toothpaste brand, if there is such a thing.

What Ian’s manager Allan thinks of Ian
Ian really cares. About both the soap and his colleagues. He checks everyone’s work and helps people when they need it. He’s really thorough and very dedicated. He does get frustrated when there are things he can’t do, but don’t we all?

What Ian’s colleague Michael thinks of Ian
Ian loves working. He’s like a robot, in a good way. He’s just relentless and never falters. Whatever you ask him to do he’ll do it and do it well.

What Ian’s wife Joanna thinks of Ian
He is a good person and looks after me very well. We enjoy spending time together, especially on holidays.

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If you’re not here to hire, you can still help. Every bar of soap and bottle of hand wash we sell helps provide real jobs for people with disabilities, like David in production.