Ian Finlayson

General Manager Fundraising and Marketing
Ian Finlayson

Ian joined Vision Australia in August 2019, having held a variety of senior executive fundraising, marketing and corporate affairs roles across the not-for-profit, government and health and hospital sectors throughout a 30 year professional career.

He joins Vision Australia, having recently returned to his home state of Victoria, following a successful six year stint as Chief Marketing & Fundraising Officer for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland, where he grew both its charitable income and brand awareness to unprecedented levels.

Ian is no stranger to the blind and low vision sector, having also been the General Manager – Marketing for Guide Dogs Victoria between 2005-2008, and is now looking forward to making a significant contribution to Vision Australia’s sustained success.

Ian is an avid golfer, passionate follower of the Hawthorn Football Club in the AFL, a proud father of two adult children and doting pet owner.