Ian is a qualified Mechanical Engineer with 25 years in the power industry. During this time he has worked on multiple technologies from PV, CPV, wind, nuclear, gas to power and BESS. More recently he has worked on gas fired power plants in Mozambique, Gigawatt and Temane. Gigawatt has been in commercial operation since 2015 and Temane reached financial close in December 2021. The 450MW Temane CCGT is part of a broader value chain project including gas infrastructure and significant transmission infrastructure.

Ian qualified with a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering at Pretoria university in 1998 and honours in mechanical engineering in 2001.