Ians Career

1961 - 1979


1979 - 1987

Served in the British Army and left with the rank of Platoon Sergeant 

1987 - 1991

Bodyguard of royalty, stars, international clientele 

1991 - 1998

Owner of several Pubs, Bars and Clubs including “Zenith Club” which was voted London Club of the year 

1998 - 2017

Owner and Director of Oldencraig Equestrian Center; Oldencraig was awarded for 9 years running Show Center of the Year by BD; in 2011 Financial Times voted Oldencraig Top 5 of Equestrian Centers in the world and the Daily Telegraph voted it in the Top 6 of magnificent country homes with exceptional sporting facilities worldwide. 

Consultant for various yards 


Married Vicki Thompson 

2011 - 2013

Owner/Director of Elite Design Printers, East Grinstead
Owner/Director of I.W. Autos, Horsham