Ivan was a founding member and inaugural President of the Peninsula Amstrad Computer Club, which later amalgamated to become the Brisbane Amstrad Computer Club. When Amstrads became obsolete, he came to our club in 1994 and has been a very active member. He has served on the committee as Treasurer from 2000 till 2002, then as Resource Officer from 2003 till the present time. He has been in the manufacturing industry all his working life - first timber, now aluminium. His hobbbies are wood turning, fishing, wine tasting and movies as well as keeping up with his family of 3 children and 2 grandchildren.