Ian Roe was born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland and moved to British Columbia in 1989. Ian ran his own audio/video production company for many years until he joined the BCCDC in 2004 as part of their Communications team.

In 2007, he was hired as part of a newly created position at the BCCDC as an Immunization Promotion Specialist. Currently Ian's is a Content Strategist for the BCCDC where he splits his time managing the Centre's website as well as leading Immunization promotion efforts for the province.