Ian is a recreational musician and occasional freelance consultant and professional writer and editor with a wide experience in business, government and community sectors.

He helped establish the SA Live Music Club Inc and was a member of its management team for the past 15 years. He was a Trustee (Board Member) of the History Trust of South Australia for nine years and Board Member of Connecting Up for eight.

He enjoys reading, travel, photography, fixing old bicycles and playing guitar and keyboards in a rock ā€˜nā€™ roll band.


  • Writing in plain English for a range of different purposes, audiences and clients
  • Submissions, tenders and report writing
  • Reviewing and editing documents to align with business objectives
  • Advising on policy and strategic issues
  • Analysing/researching and responding to policy matters and operational issues
  • Managing projects to deliver outcomes
  • Leading and directing business units and project teams
  • Communicating with and presenting to a wide range of people and groups