IanSmithAbout Ian Smith (UK), Member of the Board of Europartners, Secretary

Ian Smith is Executive Director of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries' (RZIM) Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. He joined RZIM in 2006 following 20 years as a senior executive in the corporate arena.

A Chartered Engineer, Ian’s career began in the water industry and progressed to executive responsibility in the manufacturing and construction sectors including management of part of the newly privatised UK rail network in the 1990’s. This was followed by involvement in corporate responsibility, governance and risk management.

Alongside his professional career, Ian completed the University of Oxford’s Diploma in Biblical and Theological Studies at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. Ian is married to Rosemary, and has two sons and three grandchildren. Ian has a passion for evangelism and to see Christian leaders in the business and professional world equipped to share the beauty and credibility of the Gospel. His responsibilities include the strategic development of the ministry both globally and in the EMEA region, and leadership of the prestigious Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics.