Ian Hansen (born 1958) is a Falkland Islander farmer and politician who has served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Camp constituency since winning an uncontested by-election in 2011 which filled the seat vacated by Bill Luxton. Hansen had already served on the Legislative Assembly from 2003 until 2009. He was initially elected as a member of the Legislative Council, which was reconstituted into the Legislative Assembly with the implementation of the 2009 Constitution.
|Member of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly|
|Assumed office |
15 December 2011
|Preceded by||Bill Luxton|
6 November 2003 – 5 November 2009
|Preceded by||Philip Harper|
|Succeeded by||Roger Edwards|
|Born||1958 (age 62–63)|
Hill Cove, Falkland Islands
From 1974–1980, Hansen worked as a shepherd at Hill Cove before moving to work on Pebble Island as a stockman. He was a founding member of the Falkland Islands Farmers Association and was chairman of the Rural Business Association from 2000 until 2003.
In 2003, Hansen joined the Legislative Council as a member for Camp after winning a by-election to fill the seat left vacant by Philip Miller. He lost his seat in the 2009 general election. Hansen returned to the Legislative Assembly in 2011 after being the only candidate in a by-election to fill the seat vacated by Bill Luxton. He won re-election in 2013 and 2017.
- Janet Robertson (30 November 2011). "Falklands' by-election already has a firm MLA, Ian Hansen for the Camp". MercoPress. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
- "Ian Hansen bio". Falkland Islands Government. falklands.gov.fk. Archived from the original on 23 March 2012. Retrieved 3 July 2011.
- Brock, J. (6 November 2003). "Daily Record". Falkland Islands News Network. Retrieved 2011-07-03.
- Brock, J. (6 November 2006). "Falklands Election – Camp Constituency". South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association. Retrieved 2011-07-03.