Ian Harford is the Managing Director of Realtree’s International Operation and one of the UK’s most renowned hunting personalities. He enjoys a wide range of sporting activities in addition to his lifelong interest in shooting sports. Ian has a passion for hunting and spends most of the year wing shooting and big game hunting across the globe.
Ian’s passion for shooting was ignited as a young man through airguns and he regularly competes in Hunter and Field Target competitions at an international level. His performances have placed him amongst the World’s Elite airgun marksmen, winning several national titles.
An accomplished writer and outdoor blogger, Ian writes regular columns for many UK field sports titles and creates multimedia content about his international hunting trips & competitions, product reviews and a general insight into the world of shooting sports.
As Realtree’s Chief International Pro Staff, Ian is responsible for building the new team of ‘Realtree Europe Field Pros’ and assists in the development of firearms, clothing and accessories for some of the worlds leading manufacturers.
When he’s not shooting, Ian is also CEO of Countryman Fairs – the UK’s leading group of field sports events, and home to some of the world’s most prestigious country sports championships.