Prior to becoming a Director of Instruction in West Vancouver Schools, Ian served as a Vice-Principal at West Vancouver and Rockridge Secondary, a Director of Instruction and Head of Wentworth Campus at Collingwood School and as the Principal at Carson Graham Secondary in North Vancouver. Ian has three decades of experience in education, as a teacher and administrator. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Education from the University of Victoria and his Master’s Degree in Education from Simon Fraser University.
Ian has a rich background in public and independent schools and is passionate about the evolution of education, the development of teachers, and the transformation of our public education system. He has a proven track record of guiding innovation and his leadership work around school improvement has been recognized locally and nationally. Ian is a former National Team athlete and has always been involved in coaching and supporting school athletics. He is a resident of the North Shore and is an active in the community member.