Having grown up in Lincolnshire (England), Ian completed an undergraduate degree in History that led to an interest in research and the development of independent learning. This eventually led to completing a masters in Librarianship at the University of Sheffield and chartered librarian status soon thereafter.
Through roles in London (UK) related to Further Education (age 16+), Higher Education and workplace learning Ian has continued to develop his learning support skills with a strong focus on digital learning. He further enhanced and qualified these capabilities with a MSc in eLearning and gaining certified status of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT, UK).
Ian joined LCIS in January 2019 having moved to Switzerland in August 2018. His spare time is mostly taken up with exploring the Swiss countryside with his two dogs.