Ian is from Canada and has been living in Tromsø since 2019. His areas of expertise include business administration, project management, and communication. With a diverse professional background spanning various business environments, he brings a versatile skillset that contributes to the enhancement of the operational efficiency of the Secretariat. Ian previously worked as a Director for a Canadian media company for ten years and had also roles in a multinational public relations company, a brokerage firm, and a bank.
He holds a master’s degree in peace and conflict transformation from UiT The Arctic University of Norway as well as a bachelor’s degree in general management from McGill University, specializing in finance and strategic management. Ian also has a minor in political science with a focus on international relations and a certificate in journalism. With his effective approach and a commitment to continuous learning, Ian combines his diverse professional background and academic achievements to contribute to the growth and success of NAMMCO’s Secretariat.
Ian enjoys the beautiful nature surrounding Tromsø and likes to go hiking in his spare time. He also loves the Norwegian language and is always looking for ways to improve his skills in that field.