Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK)
Ian works in general dental practice in North Devon. Qualifying as a dentist from Glasgow University in 1987, he spent the early part of his career working in maxillofacial surgery. After moving into general practice, he joined FGDP in 1994, completing its Diploma in Implant Dentistry, representing the South West region on the board and becoming a Vice-Dean in 2016. He has been an elected member of the BDA General Dental Practice Committee (GDPC), a member of Devon LDC, and on the Professional Executive Committee of North Devon Primary Care Trust, and is also a Fellow of FGDP(UK), the Higher Education Academy and the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. In addition to his clinical practice, he works at Peninsula Dental School as a clinical supervisor, group facilitator and honorary lecturer.