Ian is an educator and a student with a passion for human-centred design and student led innovation. In his ten years as an executive teacher he worked in a range of roles including student engagement, technology and policy development. He is now the Executive director of Curriculum and Pedagogy at the Ed Institute.
He was nominated for the ACT school leader of the year in 2018, and led educational interventions that received an ACT violence prevention award and an order of Australia recognition.
He is a Professional Associate at The University of Canberra and his Professional Doctorate was on the use of design thinking in the educational setting.
Prior to his work as a teacher Ian worked in TV and cinema with his productions featuring at festivals such as TropFest, Palm Springs, and the Berlin flim festival.