Technical expert in agricultural supply chains, including flowers. One of the first authors of Global GAP in 1992, experienced auditor (lead assessor) of quality systems, and very familiar with on-farm standards, including Global GAP, MPS, Florverde and KFC. He has more than 30 years of experience in flower production worldwide. Before that, he was chairman of the Fairtrade Standards Committee for 8 years. Ian has completed other benchmarking activities by comparing GAP standards for Tesco supermarket. He was technical director for Mavuno (Bloom, World Flowers and Oserian) for 6 years and was very familiar with MPS standards.