Ian Bailey is an expert in military and government enterprise architecture (EA) who has done extensive work in applying EA techniques to information assurance and security. Dr. Bailey was the Technical Lead in the team that originally developed the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) Architecture Framework (MODAF); he also led the development of the subsequent v1.1 and v1.2 releases. Dr. Bailey is the MODAF subject matter expert for the Unified Profile for DoDAF/MODAF (UPDM), representing UK MOD at OMG. He is also an expert in ontology development. Having worked with formal 4D ontologies since the 1990s, such as EPISTLE/ISO 15926, Dr. Bailey specializes in novel ways of implementing and applying ontologies. Currently, he is the Technical Lead in the IDEAS Group, a five-nation ontology development project that supports interoperability between national EA frameworks.
Dr. Bailey has worked on several EA, ontology, and information management projects for customers, such as AstraZeneca, BAE Systems, Boeing, BP, Ericsson, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Nokia, Shell, Statoil, Swedish Defence, Thales Group, UK MOD, UK NHS, US DoD, US National Reconnaissance Office, and Volvo. Prior to his MODAF work, he was Editor of the ISO/INCOSE AP233 standard for systems engineering. Dr. Bailey has a degree in engineering and management from Brunel University and Henley Business School and a PhD in systems integration, also from Brunel.