Ian is the head of field ministries in OM, making sure that OM’s vision and mission gets carried out in the day to day activities of the various ministries. He grew up in Europe but has lived most of his adult life in the Middle East. Ian has a PhD in Linguistics and has served with OM as both the director for the Near East and the area leader for Middle East and North Africa. He is passionate about seeing people thrive and the least-reached reached. Since their teenage years both Ian and his wife had a deeply ingrained love for the Middle East, where they are still living as a family.