Ian is the Technical Officer; he leads on technical management, services, and support in the Music and Music Technology department.
A Staffordshire University graduate, Ian qualified with a 1st Class BSc Hons in Music Technology before returning to compete a PGCE in Post Compulsory Education.
Ian came to Keele on the back of a varied professional career in sound and music related industries, including work in further education, where he was a curriculum leader, theatre, and numerous freelance projects over the years.
In 2019, Ian was awarded the Keele Excellence Award for supporting student learning. Feedback from students and colleagues emphasised his positive impact on student learning. Colleagues commended his ability to progress and shape their thinking around teaching, while providing consistently outstanding support for students.