Ian has spent over 30 years in Senior Executive and Non-Executive roles across a variety of sectors and industries in Australia, Europe and the US. Those roles positions include Chief Executive of George Patterson Advertising, President of parent company Bates in New York. Chief Executive of Yahoo! ANZ and then launching Yahoo!7, ANZ Managing Partner of Global Executive Search firm Heidrick & Struggles and Senior Advisor to Hattonneale|Caldwell. In addition, Ian is chair of Frontier Analytics, an advanced microeconomics analytics firm focussed on optimising client’s revenue and profitability.
Ian holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology and Psychology from La Trobe University in Melbourne