Ian Barrett has been called “a true Renaissance man”. His eclectic education in Biochemistry, Administration, Law, Photography, Computers and Chartered Accountancy served as preparation for nine separate careers in education, entrepreneurship, non-profits, charities, and business. The winner of many awards, including ‘Outstanding Young Man of Canada’ and ‘Ontario Teacher of the Year’, Ian is a noted public speaker on topics as diverse as Corporate/Community Partnerships, Teachers and the Law, and Group Dynamics. His hobbies include poetry, animal welfare, athletics, stone masonry, and travel. Ian lives in Ontario, Canada with his wife Susan and three rescue dogs.