Ian R. Campbell founded Toronto based Campbell Valuation Partners Limited in 1976. He has been in the forefront of Canadian business valuation for over 40 years and is widely recognized as one of Canada’s leading business valuation consultants. He is the author of a number of authoritative Business Valuation texts. Ian authored 50 Hurdles: Business Transition Simplified, a book that focuses on family business transition differently than most other business transition (more commonly called succession) literature. Ian also introduced www.businesstransitioncounsel.com/
to the internet, focusing on business transition and valuation advisory.
Through his consultancy activities, he has assisted large and small private companies, public companies, and many of Canada's wealthiest families in their business strategizing, business valuation, and business succession planning activities.
The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators has recognized Mr. Campbell’s significant contribution to the Canadian Business Valuation Profession by naming their annual business valuation research funding initiative The Ian R. Campbell Research Initiative.