Ian spent 40 years in private practice as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor before joining GCU in 2005. He was engaged in all building types, especially hospitals, universities and defence works. He has specialist knowledge of civil, building services and process engineering work. Ian is a past Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Assessment and Examinations Board and of that institute’s Scottish Branch. He also serves on the RICS QS Faculty Board in Scotland. He has specialist Master’s degrees in Construction Law and in Mediation from the University of Strathclyde. Ian lectures in construction law and dispute resolution.