Ian Rodd - Managing Director at Ward Goodman

Area of Work

Business Services


Ian Rodd

Managing Director

Ian is a Chartered Accountant and Independent Registered Auditor who joined Ward Goodman after 8 years with a national firm and 5 years with the “Big 4”. Over the last 25 years, Ian has gained significant experience in auditing entities within the manufacturing, construction, agricultural and education sectors. This has included auditing subsidiaries of overseas companies and carrying out specific assurance and grant work.

Ian also has the advantage of having worked and advised on many smaller family businesses in the local Dorset area. Some of Ian’s best work has been with owner managers creating financial plans that help them reach their goals and make them successful.

As Managing Director of the Ward Goodman group of companies he also has hands on experience of leading his board to further develop Ward Goodman in to a high performing business.

Having lived in Dorset for over 30 years Ian tends to get involved on local committees and was a longstanding Parish council chairman. After 20 years flyfishing for trout on the river Frome he recently became Treasurer to the Dorchester Fishing Club.

Ward Goodman sponsor Blandford Rugby Football Club and Blandford and Sturminster Hockey Club and Ian is a regular pitch side supporter. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters, following equestrian pursuits and looking after their land and sheep.



  • BSc, ACA, FCCA Registered Auditor


  • HG Properties, Simon Wingrove, Viasat, Blackmore, Woodwood, Double H

Area of Work

Business Services


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