Ian is a Chartered Account, with over 25 years of accounting, finance and general management experience, having worked at Director level in a variety of business environments, including technology, Fintech, hospitality, sports, consulting and the public sector.
He is currently working as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and advisor for a small number of Irish companies, operating domestically and internationally. He has just finished a 1-year role as Interim Group Finance Director with a hospitality group, which he helped to steer through the financial challenges imposed by the Covid pandemic.
He works as part-time CFO for a young Irish start-up in the tech sector, and as part-time CFO for a telecoms software company preparing for trade sale.
The companies that he has worked for have typically been at start-up or growth phase, with turnover levels from €1m to €20m.