Board of Directors

Ian Pratt


Mr Ian Pratt has over 40 years experience in the accounting profession and acts as a Director of a number of Public and Private companies . During this time, he has been involved in the recruitment, finance and property industries, and advises on income tax and related matters. Currently Mr Pratt is a Partner at Trood Pratt & Co Chartered Accountants and he is a Director of Charter Hall Direct Property Management Limited (formerly Macquarie Direct Property Management Limited). Mr Pratt is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand .


Ross Shrimpton

Managing Director

Mr Ross Shrimpton is the founder and Managing Director of Ashley Services Group.  Ross has been a Director of the Company since incorporation and has been instrumental in the overall growth and strategic direction of the Group.  He is a Chartered Accountant with over 40 years’ experience in finance and management across a number of large international organisations such as CSR / Humes and David Brown.  Ross commenced his professional career with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, where he worked with a number of major listed companies.  Overall, Ross has had 19 years of relevant experience in the labour hire and training industries.


Chris McFadden

Executive Director

Mr Chris McFadden joined Ashley Services Group in January 2017 as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Chris has over 25 years of financial management experience and extensive experience managing all aspects of the finance function of publicly listed companies. He was most recently CFO at sass & bide and has held CFO positions at Staples and Ross Human Directions Limited, as well as the role of Senior Commercial Manager at Woolworths Limited. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business – Accounting from the University of Technology Sydney, completed the Senior Executive Programme at London Business School, is a Fellow of CPA Australia, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.