Ian oversees content for the Asia-Pacific area, including in the commercial and policy/regulation areas, with a particular interest in company and pricing topics. He has been covering the region for more than 20 years as a writer and editor in the pharma sector.
Ian first moved to Japan in the 1990s and has covered a broad range of pharma industry topics, both across this market and the rest of Asia, including corporate, R&D, pricing and policy developments. After a stint as a Tokyo-based Japan and Asia editor for Scrip, he became managing editor of PharmAsia News (now part of Scrip/Pink Sheet) in 2014, and is a recipient of multiple Informa internal awards. He has a long personal and professional background in Asia, having grown up in Hong Kong, and follows regional regulatory harmonization and trade initiatives with interest. Ian lives in Tokyo with his wife and two sons.