Ian is based in the UK, and has worked for SNOMED International for the last 5 years in a variety of roles. Ian’s current role covers Customer Relations management for Europe, leading Clinical Engagement activities and a particular focus on developing SNOMED CT’s capacity to support Genomics developments globally.
He is a nurse by background, who moved into healthcare management in both primary and secondary care sectors, and then into Health Informatics. Previously, he worked for the NHS in the UK, authoring both READ codes and SNOMED CT for over 10 years. In addition to a general interest in all areas of health informatics, he has a particular interest in engaging with clinicians to develop a clinical terminology that meets the requirements of all clinicians globally that can transform the way healthcare is delivered for the benefit of patients. Ian obtained an MSc in Quality in Healthcare, focusing on the implementation of evidence-based medicine and clinical governance, with a particular emphasis on quality management processes.