Since 2008, Ian has been a photographer at the international photo agency European Pressphoto Agency. He freelanced for Reuters and EPA in Paris and London before joining EPA as a full-time staffer in 2010.
Of Anglo-American descent, Ian grew up in Paris where his interest in the field began through covering street protests. He went on to complete a Bachelor's degree in Journalism at the London College of Communication and upon graduation, returned to Paris where he is currently based.
Past assignments include French presidential coverage (domestic and abroad as part of the French presidential press corps), the Cannes Film Festival, Roland Garros French Tennis Open, seven Tour de France cycling races, the 2004 and 2012 Olympic Games, the 2011 Royal Wedding, Nelson Mandela's state funeral in South Africa, Paris Terror attacks (2015/2016), and various spot news stories around France (breaking news, politics, sports, fashion, arts & culture).
His work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Time Magazine, The Guardian, The Times, Le Figaro, Paris-Match, Stern, The International Herald Tribune, Sports Illustrated, VSD, El Mundo, among others.