Ian Shaw is a director of Extrado with nearly 25 years experience, having started working in the firm as a trainee accountant in 1998. 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, Xero, MYOB & Reckon. 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 20 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.