|Past experience / career in brief:
Ian has over 20 years experience in the environmental testing industry. Following completion of his Doctorate in environmental organic analysis, he worked as an analytical chemist in both clean water and environmental labs focusing on the analysis of trace organics before moving into various operational and management roles within Northumbrian Water.
Outside Northumbrian Water, Ian has many years of experience participating in various groups including SCA, CEN and ISO committees, where he is the chairman of the BSI committee for Physical and Chemical analysis in the area of Water Quality. A Chartered Chemist, Scientist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, he also has a keen interest promoting Water Science to a wider audience and is Vice Secretary of the RSC’s Water Science Forum.