CEO of Tearfund NZ
Ian’s introduction to aid and development came when he was in Sri Lanka during the Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004 and helped with the aid response. He became CEO of Tearfund NZ in 2013 and is now one of New Zealand’s leading disaster response managers, having worked at the forefront of international humanitarian response. Prior to becoming Tearfund NZ CEO, Ian was Acting International Policy and Programmes Director at World Vision New Zealand.
Ian is married to Himali, a GP and author, and they live in Auckland.