I have always had a certain unease that there is just too much to learn, see, contemplate and experience in a single lifetime, but I am giving my best. Here are a few highlights...
I love to travel and see other countries. While the current tally is only about 25, I'm hoping to see many more and be a true citizen of the world.
I've spent 3 months caravanning the entire east coast of Australia, have lived in the Torres Strait, backpacked the harvest trail for a season and targeting to do the Savannah way next.
I am a PADI certified open water diver and am looking to complete my Dive Master qualification. I love the locations, sea-life and amazing people you meet while diving.
I do like the occasional, physically testing walk, having hiked all 75km of beaches between Newcastle and Seal Rocks. My next target is the Great North Walk (Newcastle to Sydney).
I continue to find amazement in the state of the music art. I am much higher auditory orientated than visually, having recorded two albums and looking to do an electronic album next.
I prefer living in smaller, more modest quarters than most. I've found that constraining ones available space actually provides a greater level of simplicity and freedom than expected.
I believe the sovereignty of ones own consciousness is a basic human right that globally continues to be further subjugated by governments.
Rock bands, brass bands, touring, solo gigs, late nights, over the top karaoke, so many memories (and lack of) and so many stories which don't belong on this page...
I've spent 10 years with in the local PCYC, donate to education enabling foundations such as Wikipedia, Mozilla and the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and have previously travelled overseas with Rotary.
While living under a house for a month or two near Lavarack Barracks in Townsville, I decided it was a good idea to join the Army for a year or two...
While I'm not super healthy by any means, I prefer running and meditation over any other regime. I'm not a fan of gyms when you can exercise outside for free.
Awarded Master of Business Administration from The University of Newcastle, which I completed in parallel with my MIT studies.
Awarded Diploma of Project Management from The Hunter Institute of TAFE to compliment my existing project management experience
Awarded Master of Information Technology from the University of Newcastle, which I completed in parallel with my MBA studies.
Awarded Bachelor of Business (Industrial Relations/Human Resources) from the University of Newcastle.
Team leadership and development of internally and externally facing systems within a small, agile and highly skilled team.
Lead technology role for Newcastle based startup deckee.com which provides reviews and advice for the boating and marine industries.
Began providing business-case driven, strategic web IT solutions to businesses as opposed to the often patchy and fragmented IT solutions which I saw as rampant in the industry.
Development of two-tier web applications utilising pure web technologies, and web development utilising CMS packages for a great Newcastle based agency.
Part of a team developing a fully custom, web based business system for a startup furniture supplier in Soho. Great times!
Introduced extreme improvements to multi-million dollar marketing budget through programmatic metrics and reporting. This is where I first realised the power of custom systems.
+1 415 900 6649
+61 438 568 844
+44 7462 009253
ian at ianbelcher.me
I am an Australian and UK citizen and have recently immigrated to the USA and am living in the beautiful city of San Francisco.
I'm always more than happy to travel for the right reasons too!
-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- mQINBFlB4VIBEACmy8TEC7Utz2LuuCdyIAzYRp0MzMY9QaNdjvitx3126twdC5Fy xhv1dnYFF6dQ8bp+dhWXCyo9D0dP4Zx5KHN+RCPRn1IaKXi7hw6y1My3eZ7eeQVG /uANhhe0nroDpgAOR2FXaUPsYWZKjD1LIyCe41Ooirv+0GBVP7Ac+MgFttsCgVom r15rWvMJfOYU+qWReipxH+Nt5ji6T1exbA9ztSEn880+5lAeQzNWulaAzR+17ewo 46LKJ8+tORFyDOBhBvp5tWGpa9Pj5ZnanYOqD2N1RCxQbeP2ZdSaxc3XBpVnVeES uDHPLEqnxWZcnuBUPIkpBJbAxLDf3VtzkCqUsIP9NzpCZsoYHi+on4uBb+AbAxDJ AOlRkSZ9WbQMceaXuR1hBu33vjBnMZvCZAyU9bvzwpnQoMHM9dwarqo8Ymp1WMf1 jnLnLsxylF3qgcCi+f+wujcp+bUl/Rfgc4+Wg8XrZ11bHvnvkSAyJDDsLMa5PWNn AgZivOWi32RnjPDvw/fZAunosW/rbI7rJjRQOVIMHgoCbGUbaU5saO+keVCSZC8K kkMs+15YaZZCTnbwMm2ybr5igXFEh33aP/itOnPelfJIyUv4kITcHhVAfTc/inpC swEovWS84DVWn91TCaOcmbzUIEoYbJh69fl5c7lyUtpdc5zSaSfFsYcMWQARAQAB tB9JYW4gQmVsY2hlciA8aWFuQGlhbmJlbGNoZXIubWU+iQI9BBMBCgAnBQJZQeFS AhsDBQkHhh+ABQsJCAcDBRUKCQgLBRYCAwEAAh4BAheAAAoJEPteyzgPRRRLSZoP /RrP5COMWBxjdOBR5KQMQ7PNVbEEgDNIPvZGdBbVQjk7Zm8jgH92v6DaSsp4Q/7l LsPKuPiKSrSs6YfS2/SdCh4hP/c8adSH6OglTwZrZilEiszJv+KAeMWxGWU3idSB MPKO5wRUK3BG+yHtOcnVMKDoP8sfWIxBRurtx0nwpz5GS5AJHeD9lagGqMuFsZK7 zVK1Na7Nv6639/rbShSx8j3TXk0v+eQQAfnExMKLwO0A+c248ELpxR1KuijgL9TP d3wq+0iCOy4qz7SxSEiPq5fjl7khC2C6PAJxsf4q59btwM8lLOiICJI3L29jkUVu OF/CZHIQcmzmjn7etF+ycQyH4/HtRTZwZlq5iu65sOd5MFuyKlCMuXE2cX9HrhTB h5EXNnX7mvFkJc8odh4f2sY0ur3Rf85TD+fsEtFoKuM/mnopEFUbq5tU3hKXOx1F KFpgNEkiC7IcVqozHeqWZtcwb9YlVqGemu0qm/MM8cij+Tdswqrf7BaZIRcYFa+M WCjpGBhL4kCIpppJWyajJeYW01IWIGeU4t/7d3+xdjRFpsz0xSb/noBX+nJpciTF 6uRKh1zPUiqSGKpyH+z+1EBA9IO/Q/YjOMuSyFwvu9KT/NoHPb3KIFWjNBteyBST +8jjG1ltUoBdW/AHEWgjOjbQw7I/UZ+kham6AFBItJzcuQINBFlB4VIBEAC53vYV qjDt795utt7P2DZUz3zZH185Axog4086KWrbDi6ypac7b8AXXgmP0xqSGU5SbY1B ZEfEpfUDfRhGFTEHkLKcgnZmelHWb7zpSP3eXyl0pAH90qeSrZJFCPFlzOM1lY8h 5u40eCpH+pWaBuFEsMl4/qz1hwxK+gtDLdK4krQN2gmk36fI+dDErCtd6TcZLI5R IlSQ3GbPrZWn70S3OcF8jqWzaLvr9bVwXILM7Nb/FqvofoSXNH+jswVI282AMIHd j9ScM6QqKehzzrskpPw3j1jOo5wJ14TQH5StOVcBUVmBCPBjvqfVlpIRN/DbH298 1d3ZxMDe7rLTgnSgJuFR/Wgx4HuJW4Is2sKKCdDFH9Yj73RIw8GaWyMTIxIJrU85 sZjO45K2Th+sR+JDu5MDzetKitr+BlAcQ6hrn7wl7g1VzIxhtXWFAPVqfW+dHVlb tJHR3YgFe79rpZqrKghH2KLl0cdt5dXjWbol90mIgTeSgwQ1nB8LMgta9Rvl/j7P C9Rhkx0FyIEykA4lY2tm582rcuzYqX2sxQVEOu57tUDtxdcWp6yFHyDrmdSbw4/+ /dZGWJZcTZ06twvGFEGNsOy1Hg6D7wsU1DcFxZfFw0sNjzRwM7TTtvR1RYrbyf5n Vg/ecizz/lRZ3925ntDl+hUFWPifNI5QjJ5uiQARAQABiQIlBBgBCgAPBQJZQeFS AhsMBQkHhh+AAAoJEPteyzgPRRRLMhcP/RwjjbAAtQEtsiLtVEHsjoQmeqrTSHtu xJ6mDSxf2pHel1H6jzrq1jlOb4M7u8q17Og49jkP4QRZJUq5GZY1eomNxEWAmQ7W lNWxfkLVf2VMWRw+S+kas11cUnK9UkMfGX/3GAf9u6b47twLdGLqegtuphQtHcUE kAelWpDNiU62/Y+RVg734vdytHnrJK/tjCP+f5o4lavlc7S5S9D7n+IqwzojgK0q LBKqZZvztitR0UqNls3u2BREwRpYDa7nsY/BXrnI4i78AJey21gKMtJVIj8F9N1s U5YPd5jOk3cCwFYZ4QfPYfYb6s04ShOl3jffvCUGuFhNProNyZrZW93ftmjAoDc4 SgMBGVEstQn7xPLJiLCexolJwBoe0lDd6ev6VgDhD/zt5fKTakPdcOF1PuJqCB24 OzT58pupXgqylI+7aM3f1KHkCx6kCy61uAM0FB5tipQWOT9DQuoiS2K1a/2VAIE0 8MMgCn4HcyeufZ9eMRKHuptClyc5fXoPFFBXWEFAmXF/haRgAybCAbcEi7Whn10G gabpICxZX3SGDKa6SNv8xnu6Bm3zUeQFVmwjdP3OURdd83S8KTSZ6SvoUCjzNrhy tAnGB6oThvUyp6n3lDNJSlK+yefe2BDUaqSwTG3XtoDi2BOYDjGsId9RlZMyHlAD UI2gdKH4Gokk =gY/j -----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----