Ian is an Emmy and WGA award winning writer. He was nominated for two BAFTAs and won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay for co-writing the feature film THE DEATH OF STALIN for Armando Iannucci. It was the opening film at TIFF, a Spotlight film at Sundance and a big success at the box office.
Ian won an Emmy and two WGA awards for his writing on Armando Iannucci's VEEP and was a core member of all series of the BAFTA winning comedy series THE THICK OF IT. He has also written across the first and upcoming second series of AVENUE 5 for HBO.