Ian has established a national reputation for bringing together diverse players in the architecture and design professions, brokering relationships through publishing, urban research, curatorial efforts and advocacy. He’s an architect and urban designer who has consulted with municipalities, developers and cultural organizations on various placemaking initiatives. Ian has also led a national professional association, a monthly design publication and directed the programming for two major design fairs.
His achievements have resulted in the funding and management of research, publications, exhibitions and consulting on several strategic initiatives for both the private and public sectors.
He is fluently bilingual in both English and French and is a dual Canada-US citizen.