Ian was an ED consultant for 17 years until 2016, and Clinical Director for eight of those. He has also worked in clinical research, in General Practice, in a wide range of UK specialties, and for three years in Zimbabwe. He started Bromley Emergency Courses in 2005. He directs the company and writes a lot of the teaching material. He has a certificate in education and postgraduate diplomas from seven medical royal colleges and faculties. He is married with four children, is a waterpolo goalkeeper (when pools are running!) and has been a beekeeper for many years.