Ian worked in mixed, small animal and emergency practice in Northwest England for nine years. He then moved to Dublin in July 2005 to become a Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia at UCD. In 2008 Ian gained the European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and moved to the University of Edinburgh as a Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia and in November 2012 moved to the RVC as Head of Veterinary Anaesthesia.
Ian is currently Associate Professor of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at Nottingham Vet School.
Ian’s research interests include anaesthesia simulation, respiratory physiology, pain and the assessment of sedation in small animals and exotic species.