A broadcast veteran who has covered every season of the Premier League, FA Cup finals, Champions League finals and five World Cups, he joined BT Sport at its inception in 2013.
Ian started his broadcasting career as a news and sports reporter at BBC Radio Leicester.
He was named by Sports Illustrated magazine as "best newcomer in American sports TV" in 2010 following his commentaries on the World Cup in South Africa.
Ian was also voted by fans in the US as Best Football Commentator for his commentary during the 2011-2012 season.
As well as his extensive background in football commentary, Ian was also previously the main commentator for Sky Sports’ big boxing fights, covering some of the most high-profile bouts involving British fighters.