Ian founded Ian Springford Architects in 2000 before the company changed its name to ISA in 2016.
He graduated from Edinburgh College of Art and worked for several Edinburgh architectural practices on a broad range of building types before establishing his own practice. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business and is involved in every project in the office.
Ian has significant experience in the hotel sector where he is also Chairman of Apex Hotels, a chain of independent 4 star hotels in the UK. He has also lectured at Napier University and University of Edinburgh.