Ian Brooks Partner & National Head of Public Sector Advisory Brisbane +61 7 3222 0310

Partner & National Head of Public Sector Advisory

Ian is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in the provision of consulting, external and internal audit, financial statement and budget preparation services to the public and private sectors. Ian has a strong background in Defence, Local Government, Commonwealth Government, Not for Profit and Major Infrastructure Projects. Ian is results driven and always strives to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.

Key examples of Ian's work include:

  • Ian has significant experience in the Not for Profit industry, providing services such as internal audit, performance reviews and external audit for a range of clients including: Horizon Housing Gold Coast, Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital Foundation, Hope Foundation and Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame,
  • Providing the Department of Defence and Defence Material Organisaton financial reform and remediation services over a 10 year period. This ranged from financial statement quality assurance, detailed reviews of major projects and internal audit
  • Providing consulting, internal audit and external audit services to a wide range of Queensland local government entities over the past eight years.  This has included Gold Coast City Council, Toowoomba Regional Council, Ipswich City Council, Gympie Regional Council, Somerset Regional Council, Maranoa Regional Council, Quilpie Shire Council, Balonne Shire Council, Murweh Shire Council, Paroo Shire Council, Redland City Council.
  • Ian has worked with numerous major Commonwealth clients including:
    - Department of the Environment
    - Australian National Audit Office
    - Department of Family and Community Services
    - Department of Health and Ageing
    - Department of Finance and Administration
    - Department of Industry, Science and Resources
    - Department of Veterans Affairs
    - Therapeutic Goods Administration
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Australian National University
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant
  • Registered Company Auditor