Ian Jessup

Audit and Assurance, Forensic Accounting, Business Valuation and Litigation Support

"I enjoy the opportunity to work with a vast range of businesses throughout regional Queensland and have gained an appreciation of the unique positions and business goals of my clients. Dealing with an experienced practitioner maximises opportunities and allows the best result in given circumstances."

With over 25 years’ experience in Audit, Insolvency, Business Reconstruction and Forensics in North Queensland, Ian is recognised as a quality specialist accountant with a deep understanding of the challenges and trends of the region.

Since 1997, Ian has practised as a principal with Jessups, retiring as a partner in 2017. Ian now holds a special position as a senior Consultant as he continues to provide services which capitalise on his vast experience.

Ian holds a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies (Accounting) from Monash University. Ian is recognised as an independent Expert on Accounting and other financial matters by the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Family Court of Australia.

Ian has sought after skills which assist his clients with turnaround strategies, restructuring arrangements, cash flow and sensitivity analysis, lender advisory and lending analysis needs.

As a born and bred North Queenslander, Ian has an acute understanding of the region and the issues particular to it. His industry experience is broad and extends across a number of sectors including agribusiness, financial services, property and construction, retail and tourism & hospitality.


  • Business recovery services
  • Business advisory services
  • Forensic services

Industry experience

  • Agribusiness
  • Financial Services
  • Property
  • Retail
  • Motor Industry
  • SME
  • Self Managed Superannuation Funds
  • Tourism and Hospitality

Qualifications and memberships

  • Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA)
  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (FCA)
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)
  • Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies (Accounting) from Monash University
  • Bachelor of Economics in Commerce, James Cook University 

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