Ian joined the Department of Management at Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University in 2013, shortly after completion of his MBA. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Strategy and Policy Group, and lectures in Strategic Management to MBA and other postgraduate students, as well as corporate clients. In September 2014 he was appointed as the Course Leader for Executive Part-Time MBA Programmes at Aberdeen Business School. His research interests encompass renewable energies, with a specific focus on the development of the offshore wind industry. Before joining RGU, Ian spent nine years in the pharmaceuticals industry, where he was a Principal Scientist at Pfizer.