Ian Shaw is a director of Extrado with over 22 years experience, having started working in the firm as a trainee accountant in 1997. Ian holds honours degrees in both Accounting and Information Systems as well as being a Chartered Accountant (CA).
Ian specialises in small business startups with a focus on business structuring. His IT experience means Ian is well suited to advise clients on the setup and implementation of computerised bookkeeping systems including Quickbooks, Reckon, MYOB and Xero. Ian is regularly engaged to perform business planning, cashflow forecasting, and business valuations for a range of clients. Ian loves working with clients on achieving their future goals including reviewing and implementing growth strategies and the administration of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds.
Ian is a passionate volunteer of over 14 years with Make-A-Wish Australia where he gets the pleasure of granting cherished wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. In 2012, Ian was elected to the Board of Make-A-Wish where he utilised his extensive volunteering and financial experience. Ian is also a partner and co-founder of Website Tailor, a boutique internet marketing and website firm.