Ian knew he was going to be an engineer from a very young age. After school he went on to do motor vehicle courses before progressing to university to do a mechanical engineering degree. By the time Ian had left academia he had earned himself a masters in materials research. After a gap year travelling around the world Ian found himself drawn to the yachting industry. Ian has been in yachting industry for over 10 years. Ian now lives on the Aegean coast of Turkey with his wife and little girl. When not working on board or at home, Ian really enjoys cycling, a drop of wine, an evening out, and music.