Ian Wardle is Chief Executive of Lifeline Project. He took up post as CEO prior to the first National Drug Strategy, and has overseen significant growth and development of services and field development initiatives during this time. Though primarily focused on the job of running Lifeline Project in an uncertain period, Ian thinks it is important for providers and voluntary sector organisations to help to contribute to contemporary debates and problem solving activity. This website falls within that portfolio. Recent articles include: The Strategic Isolation of the Drugs Field, The Challenges for a Recovery-Focused Drug Policy (for UKDPC) and The Managed Consensus (for Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations where Ian is a North Steering Group member.