Ian holds qualifications in commerce and law. With over 30-years’ experience, Ian has held senior positions in some of the world’s largest financial services companies.  He has global experience in compliance and control functions, as well as client facing roles. He currently resides in Western Australia where he is the founder and CEO of a digital asset management fund.

Ian co-founded The Mandalay Projects and has held the position of executive chairman since its inception. Ian’s focus is on the governance and regulatory side, but he is never happier than when he is in the field checking on an existing project and looking for new ones to begin.  Ian is an expert on the legal aspects of slavery, and made a number of written submissions to the 2017 Australian Government inquiry on slavery.