Ian started his working life in the metropolitan police, however after 5 years went travelling in Asia/Australia and then to University in Sheffield.
Having gained his undergraduate he continued studying for an MPhil in sports science. This worked well with his professional Rugby career.
Having sustained too many injuries he decided it was time for a real job. Starting in pharmaceuticals he moved to medical devices having spent the last 10 years with Fresenius Medical Care and specifically critical care and Citrate.