Ian’s early accounting career took him to Malawi as Audit Manager with Price Waterhouse Coopers and to Belgium and Germany until 1996 when he moved to Australia. Ian first worked in Darwin as Finance Director of Remote Area Services, then for a large retail group in Victoria, Careflight and a national not-for-profit organisation before joining GEBIE in July 2016. As a Chartered Accountant and Certified Practising Accountant, he is responsible for financial discipline, strong compliance and a commercial approach to all accounting and related functions. Ian is passionate about ensuring GEBIE’s commercial operations generate the maximum returns possible through strong commercial practices. Knowing that funds, grants and investments are managed diligently and spent for the purpose they are intended gives him great job satisfaction.