Ian Cooper

Ian Cooper

Managing Director; Management Advisory Services


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Ian Cooper is a Managing Director within the firm’s Management Advisory Services practice, sitting in the firm’s Atlanta, GA office. He has more than 20 years of finance and operations performance improvement experience. Ian helps clients generate significant results by improving and integrating their processes, technologies, organizations, and capabilities. Areas of focus include finance improvement, business transformation, reporting/analytics, Shared Services and service delivery model innovation, ERP, technology enablement/optimization, master data management, and complex program management. Ian is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a certified Prosci change management practitioner.

Prior to BDO, Ian was in leadership roles with two Big Four firms and North Highland consulting. Throughout his career, he has worked with Fortune 1000 companies improving finance/operations, building new capabilities, and modernizing technology leading to increased business value. He has managed improvement programs of all sizes in the complete lifecycle from diagnosis, strategy, planning/roadmap, through design and implementation.


M.B.A., Washington University
B.S., Business Administration/Finance, University of Missouri Saint Louis
B.A., Economics, University of Missouri Sant Louis