A graduate of the UVic acting program, Ian has appeared on many Vancouver Island stages. He is a well-known local director, arts advocate and supporter. Ian is the Director of the Farquhar Auditorium and Ceremonies and Events at UVic. He founded Giggling Iguana Productions and produced a successful run of Halloween shows at Craigdarroch Castle for 15 years. He has worked for many theatre companies on Vancouver Island in some capacity.