Ian and Annie founded Act 1 Tours in 2000 and continue to be involved in all aspects of the business, including the creation of innovative itineraries and travel experiences as well as leading tours to some of the world's greatest opera and cultural destinations. With their highly personalized approach, Ian & Annie take good care of guests and promise enjoyment and satisfaction from start to finish for both Act 1's Signature Series tours and privately-commissioned tours for benefactors and patrons of performing arts companies.
British-born Ian's background includes an M.A. from Cambridge University, followed by a professional career in public accounting and senior financial positions with two Fortune 500 companies. Annie filled leadership roles in both the public and independent high school sectors in England, Canada and the USA, specializing in science education, college entrance counseling and senior administration.