During the Bubble Shock! incident, he was one of many people under the Bane's control. He chased Chrissie around their bedroom, trying to force her to drink the beverage.
Ivan had booked a villa just outside Skiathos. Chrissie thought it was gorgeous, but they had still got to pay the rest of the deposit. (TV: Invasion of the Bane)
Ivan took Chrissie to a pub. It was opera night and the waiters were singing while they were eating. (TV: Revenge of the Slitheen)
One day Chrissie thought that Ivan spent to much time at the office. She was bored and took Salsa lessons with Carlos. Ivan became jealous and hit Carlos. Chrissie was angry and moved into Maria's and Alan's house. Maria didn't wanted her mother to go back to Ivan, but when Ivan apologized Chrissie moved back into their house. (TV: Eye of the Gorgon)
Chrissie and Ivan planned to marry. Alan, Maria, Luke, Clyde and Sarah Jane were invited to their wedding. Maria and Alan wanted to come to the wedding and wished to see their friends from Ealing there again. (TV: The Day of the Clown)