Garden Route International Film Festival

As supportive partner and judge in the Knysna International Film Festival of 2019, Ian also is a local entrepreneur in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry, where he has strived for success with his Guesthouse, and enjoyed the local Garden Route lifestyle.

He served as a Director on the board of Knysna Tourism for 5 years till 2011, when he changed his focus towards uplifting people through education.

Over the years his time has been split between various business interests and supporting local community charities, schools, businesses and local community projects. SedgeRise, Sedgefield Primêr School and Freshstart Recycling Programme are his current projects in development.