Communication Specialist, Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada
Ian Pringle is a communications specialist with 20 years of experience in media and development, internationally and in Canada, with a focus on participatory development communication and community-based media. After eight years in South Asia and two at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, Pringle returned to Canada to work for the Commonwealth of Learning where he directs an initiative on community learning and development education in which community media play a central role. Ian is a skilled trainer and process facilitator, and has numerous publishing and speaking credits. Ian also sits on the board of the Community Radio Fund of Canada.