Ian has extensive experience in the offshore sector and emigrated to Mauritius in 2008. Prior to his emigration from South Africa, Ian was a partner at Fisher Hoffman Stride Chartered Accountant where he was engaged in the tax department as well as being a partner at Routledges Attorneys where he started the tax and exchange control department. Ian was also head of the Structured and Project Finance Division of Credit Agricole Indosuez in South Africa. Ian completed his national service at the then Inland Revenue in the Law Interpretation Division. During his time at Fisher Hoffman Stride, Ian was one of the original editors of the South African Revenue Service Practice Manual when it was first published in 1998. Ian was also one of the consulting editors of the LexisNexis Tax Diary and LexisNexis Financial Advisors Handbook.