A Yorta Yorta man, Ian brings extensive government and community sector experience, particularly at executive and governance levels.
Ian has overseen major policy and strategic reforms for government and community organisations including his work with the Australian Government (Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health) and the Victorian Government (Department of Justice, Department of Planning and Community Development, and the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources).
Ian is admired for his big picture thinking and is passionate about making a difference. He holds a number of leadership positions at organisations including as a Board member of Australian Red Cross, First Nations Foundation, Healing Foundation, Koorie Heritage Trust, and Inclusive Australia.
Ian joined the CBF Board in 2019.