Barratt Smith Brown appoints Director of Utilities Collections

19th March 2021

Outsourced receivables management services specialist Barratt Smith Brown has appointed Ian Deacon as its new Director of Utilities Collections.

Deacon joins from British Gas where he was Head of UKB Debt Strategy and Analytics.

Deacon brings a wealth of industry experience with a career that includes 18 years within British Gas business-to-business operations and finance.

Barratt Smith Brown CEO, Ashley Barratt said “We are delighted to have Ian Deacon join the Barratt Smith Brown leadership team. His appointment highlights our commitment to expanding our business and forging a reputation for Barratt Smith Brown as the UK’s leading utilities collection agency.

Ian Deacon commented, “Following 17 great years client-side at British Gas, I am looking forward to utilising my experience to help Barratt Smith Brown become the go to debt collection agency for utilities in the UK.”