Ian started his career in the IT industry. His studies and interest in information technology paved the way for a 20-year career in implementing software solutions for the retail and pharmaceutical industries. After becoming a partner in the Cape Town branch, he bought the business in 1995. The company was instrumental in providing a wide variety of systems to help business owners to manage their businesses. In addition to this, he has bought and managed various retail outlets and hospitality businesses gaining first-hand experience of day to day operations faced by business owners. Since becoming a business broker, Ian has been instrumental in consulting with a wide variety of businesses. His hands-on approach and problem-solving expertise have resulted in him concluding successful sales for a number of his clients.