Ivan Rizio

Ivan Rizio

  • Partner | Accounting & Business Advisory
  • Melbourne
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Ivan Rizio is a Partner with more than 42 years’ experience in providing taxation, accounting and business advice to SMEs and individuals.

Before joining BG Private in the year 2000, Ivan worked at KPMG and a series of smaller firms where he was able to work on high-profile clients.

His experience with complex matters ensures he has a vast array of practical knowledge to apply to many types of business types across numerous industries. Advising on the right business structure from the outset has resulted in substantial taxation savings and business efficiencies for many of his clients.

Committed to building close client relationships, Ivan understands the value of trust and personal attention. He remains in regular contact with clients and prioritises responding quickly to their questions to ensure they have the answers they need in a timely fashion.

Ivan Rizio works to understand each client’s concerns, and their personal and business goals before drilling down into their financial position to give insightful and clever advice based on decades of experience.

He is dedicated to providing practical, workable and efficient solutions to assist his clients in developing profitable and growing businesses.

On top, Ivan has been instrumental in mentoring BG Private’s accounting teams. Many of our up-and-coming advisors reflect on him as being instrumental in giving them the technical skills and service ethos they needed to consolidate their careers.

Ivan is extremely personable and down to earth, making him a sought-after resource both for clients and colleagues.


  • Degree in Business (Accounting)


  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)

Highly regarded in

  • Tax planning
  • Business structuring and restructuring
  • Capital gains tax concessions
  • Asset protection
  • Succession planning involving the transition of a family business to the next generation


  • High-net worth individuals
  • Family businesses
  • Construction
  • Wholesale