Founder and Chairman
Ian worked for 40 years in the Australian and New Zealand utilities industries in various IT roles, mostly as an IT development and support manager. On 10 September 2013, he experienced a life-changing moment that ultimately led to his decision to retire from paid work in May 2014 and commence a volunteer mentoring career with the Raise Foundation, Kidshope and COACH.
Ian has been married to his gorgeous wife Helen for 37 years and they have four children and 11 grandchildren.
Ian is a keen sportsman who enjoys his tennis and golf and also enjoys going for a swim and bike rides with Helen.