Ian Forrester

Board Member

Ian spent over 10 years working in corporate finance and investment banking overseas and in New Zealand.  He holds the highly regarded qualification of Chartered Financial Analyst.

More recently he has successfully built up and sold his own business and is just getting started on his next venture.  He is passionate about building strong teams and working with these teams to drive growth and innovation.

Ian was introduced to the StarJam family when he was invited to attend the Gala Dinner and he has never missed one since!  Becoming a Trustee was a way he could contribute to a charity that really captured his heart.  He brings his strong financial management and analytical skills to the Board, as well as proven success at innovating and future proofing businesses and organisations.


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