Ian recieved his M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Victoria in 2009 and has been a teacher at The Vancouver Learning Centre since then, tutoring and mentoring students with learning difficulties under the direction of psychologist Dr. Geraldine Schwartz. He was a camp counselor for seven summers in Quebec, teaching Theatre and leading wilderness canoe trips. He likes to play guitar, collect records, grow vegetables and ride bikes. He will soon be pursuing his PhD in Philosophy.