Ian received an expert foundation in media and communication while working as a press officer for the U.K.’s millennium celebrations and subsequently as a spokesperson for the London Stock Exchange.
Later, he left financial P.R. to become fluent in Spanish and pursue a career in the tourism industry as a freelance writer and marketing consultant.
In 2012, he helped found Lo Mejor de Valencia, Very Valencia's sister website in Spanish, and started reporting news from Valencia in Spain in Spanish. In 2014, he also helped launch Very Valencia, and started reporting and editing the city's news in English too.