In 2018 Ian was awarded a travel grant from the Pulitzer Centre for Crisis Reporting and presented his work on climate change at the prestigious 2018 National Geographic Photography Seminar. He recipient of the International Photoreporter Grant 2016 the Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documentary Photography 2014 and the Emergency Fund 2011 from the Magnum Foundation. In 2013, he was elected by the Open Society Foundations to exhibit in New York at the Moving Walls Exhibition. In 2015, during the COP21 Paris climate talks, large poster images of his work were displayed on the streets of Paris as a collaborative initiative by #Dysturb and Magnum Foundation. He is a co-exhibitor in Coal + Ice. Ian’s work has been published in National Geographic, The New Yorker, Bloomberg Businessweek and Granta. Ian is a returning mentor at the OBSCURA Festival since 2013. His work Traces : Dark Clouds was exhibited at OBSCURA Festival 2013. Ian is a member of the British agency, Panos Pictures.