Ian gained his RIBA Part III from Edinburgh College of Art/Heriot-Watt University. He joined Foster + Partners’ Hong Kong office in 1996, where he worked on the Chek Lap Kok Airport. After relocating to the London office in 1998, he worked on 100 Wood Street, London. Currently Ian is continuing his role jointly leading the project for a prestigious office headquarters in the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, having been involved from the development of the concept and detailed design. He was made a partner in 2006.