Ian is a language educator with over 25 years’ experience in adult training and university education. He initially worked in a FE College in Britain, and started his career in EFL as a language instructor for the Royal commission in Saudi Arabia, before managing and delivering English language training for the oil and gas industry at Qatar University.
He has worked as a curriculum development specialist for the Royal Air Force of Oman and headed up the English programme at Salalah College of Technology.
At the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, he was head of English in the PDI department, responsible for corporate training, assessment, USAID-sponsored examination courses and community classes.
In Thailand, he was Coordinator of a special project delivering Teacher Training and curriculum development at a university to both undergraduates and qualified teachers.
He has also worked in Kazakhstan and delivered and developed a government-sponsored training course for graduates in Djibouti.
His specialism is curriculum development, oil, gas and business English.