Fives minutes with … Simon Buccheri

Having been with the company for more than two years, Fennell West Financial Controller Simon admits there’s nothing better than a strong dose of wanderlust to inspire the soul. Listing Italy and cheese as two of his great loves, here we find out a bit more about the aspirational travel blogger.

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What is your role at Fennell West and what three words would you use to describe it?

I am the Financial Controller. It’s fun, challenging and rewarding.

The best thing about working at Fennell West is …

The team – a good bunch of people.
We have a laugh along the way, but the guys do expect a high level of service when working with clients.

If you weren’t a financial controller, what would you be?

A professional travel blogger – getting paid to travel and talk about your experiences … who wouldn’t want to do that?

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

Learn to snowboard – it looks like fun.

Who would be your dream person to meet and why (living or dead)?

Nelson Mandela – I think he would be an incredibly inspirational person to chat to.

What is your favourite movie?

The Shawshank Redemption – awesome film.

Have you ever done anything crazy?

I quit my job and went travelling around Europe for a year.

Your biggest guilty pleasure?

Cheese – I could eat cheese all day long.

Favourite travel destination and why?

Italy – the food, culture, people … I love all of it.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

Travelling, mountain bike riding, heading to the movies and out for dinner with friends.

The greatest piece of advice someone has ever given you?

Don’t let the truth get in the way of a good story.

Your earliest childhood memory is …

Working on the farm planting broccoli with my family.


Contact Simon HERE.