RI President 2017-18 Ian H.S. Riseley,
- July 2017
President 2017-18, Rotary Club of Sandringham,
Ian H.S. Riseley is a chartered accountant and principal of Ian
Riseley and Co., a firm he established in 1976. Prior to starting
his own firm, he worked in the audit and management consulting divisions
of large accounting firms and corporations. His firm specializes
in income tax and management advice for individuals and small businesses.
He has a master’s degree in taxation law and graduate diplomas
in accounting and income tax.
Riseley has been a member of the boards of both a private and a
public school, a member of the Community Advisory Group for the
City of Sandringham, and involved in Sea Scouts and sporting groups,
as well as honorary auditor or adviser for a number of charitable
Riseley’s honors include the AusAID Peacebuilder Award from
the Australian government in recognition of his work in East Timor,
the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the Australian
community, the Distinguished Service Award and the Regional Service
Award for a Polio-Free World from The Rotary Foundation.
A Rotarian since 1978, Riseley has served as treasurer, director,
Foundation trustee, and member and chair of numerous RI and Foundation
committees. He and his wife, Juliet, a past district governor, are
Major Donors and Bequest Society members of The Rotary Foundation.
They live on seven hectares at Moorooduc, where they practice their
personal philosophy of sustainable and organic living. They have
two children and four grandchildren.