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    Ian McAlpine

    Managing Director

    Ian is an acknowledged and respected leader in senior financial recruitment and regularly recruits at Chief Financial Officer level. He has broad sector coverage and an unrivalled track record of delivering results for senior finance and commercial roles as well as specialist technical areas and transformation projects.

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    Ian commenced his recruitment career in Sydney in 1994 and founded Perceptor in 1999. With a background in accounting and as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Ian has built a reputation for delivering honest, practical and informed advice to his clients and candidates.


    • Chief Financial Officer in a private-equity owned services company
    • Chief Financial Officer in a privately-owned FMCG business
    • Divisional Chief Financial Officer in a large industrial group
    • Group Financial Controller in a major energy group
    • Financial Controller in an ASX listed retailer