Being a CPA Accountant Ian understands the economic drivers required to create sustainable and long term economic growth and jobs for our region.
He has held various senior management roles in organisations throughout his carreer, including General Manager for Furneys, CEO of OEC, Regional Accountant for Tyco Irrigation, and various other roles in many local organisations including President of Wongarbon Rural Fire Service and is a member of Dubbo City Council Rural Consultative Working Party.
Ian is a keen advocate for professional development of management and board/ committees and has an in-depth knowledge of the local labour markets and in particular the issues around Indigenous employment and social inclusion.
He has worked extensively with all levels of government, private and public business and the NFP sector.
He also operates an extensive mixed farming operation at Wongarbon.