Rev. Ian Rutherford
Rev. Ian Rutherford is the City Centre Minister based at Methodist Central Hall on Oldham Street in the Northern Quarter. Ian has wide experience of charity trusteeship.
Before entering the ordained ministry Ian was a Commercial Solicitor for over 25 years. His final role was as the Legal Lead for Gateshead Council’s landmark construction projects of Gateshead Millenium Bridge, Baltic- The Centre for Contemporary Art and The Sage Gateshead as well as projects to build 5 schools and an Energy from Waste Plant.
Ian’s interests include Architecture, Art, Rugby Union, Theatre, Blues music and Japanese culture.
Ian is committed to civic engagement and his current priorities in Greater Manchester are Housing and Homelessness, Challenging Hate Crime and Climate Change.