Ian has 35 plus years’ experience in the senior leadership roles in construction, community development and not-for-profit sectors.
Ian co-founded the Acre Consulting Group in 2009, to specifically engage with those sectors.
Due to his extensive construction experience, Ian became involved in the community and affordable housing sector, initially as a director and then a consulting project manager of two community housing organisations.
His last community development project role in 2015, involved the setting up of the Disability Enterprise Procurement project for the NSW government. This eventually involved 43 Disability Enterprises, hundreds of supported employees and numerous facilities management contracts with the NSW government agencies.
Ian is a graduate of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Applied Geology) and also holds a diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.