Ian has overseen the development of ITN Productions international division from its inception in 2014 to become one of Britain’s leading producers of factual television in both the US and internationally. Over the Last 12 months productions have included Drug Lords, one of Netflix’s highest rating original unscripted series, the long running US show Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen. For Discovery ID , TLC US’s Royal Wedding programming including a 4hour live show and three documentary specials as well as an 8 hour biopic on Queen Elizabeth transmitting in the UK on C5, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Africa. During this period his division has produced a number of fast turnaround specials on a range of subjects including the Turpin 13 for Oxygen US , Waco for Smithsonian Channel US and Superhurricanes for Discovery Science US.
Previously Ian was a Commissioning Editor at Channel 5 where he was responsible for critically acclaimed series including Return of the Tribe as well as headline grabbing documentary such as Married to the Eiffel Tower and the Girl in the Box.
Ian began his career in TV as an award-winning producer and director of Channel 4 youth programmes such as Passengers and Eurotrash. During this time he was responsible for introducing the British audiences to memorable presenters including Lolo Ferrari and the Romeo Cleaners.