Ian joined the team at HBC in 2020. He grew up in North East England where he started in ministry with young people. Following 4 years at Tees Valley YFC and studying for a degree in Youth, Community Work and Theology he worked with Bunyan Baptist Church, Stevenage as Youth Pastor. Ian 2013 Ian moved over from sole youth ministry to general ministry taking a pastorate in Peterborough and then Banbury before moving to Oxford. He’s had stints studying Theology at both Spurgeons Baptist College, London and Regents Park College, Oxford.

Ian is married to Bex and has two children, with one on the way. His hobbies include growing fruit and veg, cooking, board games, a good Netflix boxset and walking in the countryside when he can. At HBC Ian overseas the work with young people, outreach and pastoral care.