Ian Marett was born in Jersey and commenced his career in Jersey working for Le Sueur & Baker Architects, a well-known and respected local practice, prior to attending University to qualify as an Architect.
During and after his time at university, Ian spent periods working for some renowned Jersey and UK architectural practices. Including, W H Saunders & Son Architects – Southampton, J Douglas Smith Architects - Jersey, and Adams Poole Architects – Hampshire, working on a wide range of projects.
During his fourth year of education, Ian secured an internship position in the main design studio of S/L/A/M Collaborative, Connecticut, USA, who are the leading Architects in Education, Student Accommodation and Healthcare in New England.
After university Ian worked for Format Milton Architects Limited – Hampshire predominantly on Historic, Residential and Education projects.
Ian moved to Australia were he was employed for 6 years by an award winning practice Toon Architects Group, Bendigo, Victoria which predominantly focusing on residential projects, social housing, retail, offices, primary and secondary education and University projects, and art galleries.
Ian moved back to Jersey in 2006 and joined Morris Architects Limited in 2006 and became a Director in 2007.
During his time with Morris Architects, he has been instrumental in the development of the practices focus on quality in the procurement and documentation of information to aid in the successful delivery of projects.
He has been involved in many large and small new build and refurbishment residential, healthcare and retail projects from inception through to completion with private and public clients. Refurbishment projects that Ina has been responsible for are The Cedars, De Quetteville Court, Pomme D’Or Farm estates, Osborne Court, Caesarea and Convent High rise and new projects Le Squez Estate Regeneration; Carlton Apartments and Marks and Spencer St. John; and various Health project at the General Hospital.