Ian works for the GSM Association which represents the interests of over 800 mobile operators worldwide, and produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Ian currently leads the GSMA's IoT Security project which has recently published a comprehensive set of IoT Security Guidelines and Self-Assessment scheme. Prior to this, Ian led the delivery of the 'GSMA IoT Connection Efficiency Guidelines' and the 'GSMA Embedded SIM Specifications'.
Before joining the GSMA, Ian has held positions within networks operators including Hutchison and Orange where he oversaw the design and development of the first commercial 3G handsets. Ian holds a B.Eng. with a joint honours in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from Aston University, UK.