Qualifications: 

  • Advanced Diploma of Project Management 
  • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction
  • Diploma of Horticulture
  • Diploma of Management (expected completion 2015)
  • Australian Institute of Project Management – CPPD, Reg. PM
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment 

Work Experience History:

Project Manager – Industry Safety Assessment & Training
Trainer and Assessor – Capital Training Institute
Construction Manager – Able Landscaping
Construction Manager – Turf N Scape
Project Manager – RAM Constructions

Industry/Area of Expertise:

In a career spanning over 25 years, Ian has worked as principle contractor and in 'client-side' positions, rolling out new suburbs in Canberra and Brisbane, including all aspects of construction and design. In fact, in some suburbs in the north of Canberra, Ian has delivered both the civil and landscape infrastructure, and built many of the homes within those new subdivisions. Some of Ian’s previous clients have included Mirvac, The Land Development Agency, Canberra Investment Corp, Stocklands and Lend Lease to name a few.

In 2014 Ian became involved in Vocational Education and Training. Alongside his engagement with Upskilled, Ian also works with Master Builders Group Training and Engineering Education Australia, where he develops materials and trains and assess’ in Project Management and Building & Construction.

Currently, Ian is working in Timor Leste delivering training to the Timor Leste Army Combat Engineers as part of the Human Capital Development Program. Here Ian works as the Project Manager and Chief Trainer for the program; a wholly funded initiative by the Timor Leste Government, the first of its kind in Asia’s newest nation