Ian is the T3 Europe STEM lead and is an International Professional Development provider and author.
He is a former assessor for the UK Science Council and served four years on the government Advisory Panel for Science in Society for the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council.
From 2001-2003 he served as chair of the Association for Science Education, an international association of science teachers and Europe's largest subject teaching organisation. He has won national awards for teaching physics and was an examinations scrutineer for the former Qualification and Curriculum Authority.
He is a founder member of the UK Science Learning Centre network and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.