John Spender FCA l Director I William Buck
Western Sydney Business Connection Committee
John Spender started his career in the accounting profession over 30 years ago. Over this time, he’s built his expertise and skills across a range of disciplines. Joining William Buck in 1993 he progressed through the firm to be appointed a Director in their Business Advisory team.
Developing an interest and passion for Western Sydney, John was instrumental in establishing the firm’s practice in Parramatta. For the past five years, John’s dedicated his time to building long-standing relationships and finding ways to remove barriers that are holding businesses back.
Being part of the community for so many years, he understands the challenges facing businesses and individuals in the region. Strongly believing that ‘collaboration is key’, John has worked closely with industry groups and education providers. He’s spearheaded projects like Making Western Sydney Greater, partnering with several groups including Western Sydney Business Connection to share regional insights that will help to drive positive changes in the area.
John is recognised as one of the leading experts on Western Sydney business issues. He provides specialist business and consulting advice to a wide range of businesses and individuals, with a focus on the small and middle market private business family groups in Western Sydney.
With an established network, John brings together innovators, business leaders, industry bodies and government to drive collaboration and initiatives that benefit the region. Guided by William Buck’s unique philosophy of “Changing Lives”, John is committed to growing the community and creating opportunities for businesses.