Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Ian Whelan has lived in the United States since 1996. Before moving to the states, he spent 13 years working in international finance with various FTSE 100 companies in London. Much of his experience in North America has been within the shipping industry, most recently as SVP Operations for the North American Division of Inchcape Shipping Services and also as their CFO for the Americas, Europe and North Africa. Previously, he was the owner and CEO of a company providing software solutions for ship owners. He has a degree in Law from University College Dublin, a Post Graduate in Marketing and is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). Ian joined AccuReg in February of 2015 as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, bringing a wealth of experience from both a finance and operational perspective.