Passionate about solving complex urban problems and with a particular expertise in the integration of infrastructure with urban growth and regeneration, Ian has been at the forefront of growing Gensler’s Firmwide Planning & Urban Design Practice. As Managing Director of our London office, Ian oversees projects across the U.K., Europe and the Middle East, bringing a deep understanding of the various political, commercial and social drivers that influence planning delivery. Most recently, Ian has been at the forefront of the national debate on the future of aviation in the U.K. with the London Britannia Airport project. A regular speaker and panelist both in the U.K. and at global property conferences, Ian is often called upon to help define the future direction of urban growth and transformation. He studied at the University of Westminster, earning a Diploma in Urban Planning Implementation and B.A. (Hons) in Urban Planning Studies.