Simon Abbot


Simon Abbot has been with Walker Davey Searells since 1992, having spent the first 3 years of his accounting career with one of the big 5 accounting firms. Simon has built a reputation within the firm and the Canterbury business community for having a creative and innovative way of approaching problems faced by his clients. This expertise has allowed Simon to solve some interesting problems for his clients.

In addition to his skill in working on special projects, Simon has particular interest and expertise in:

  • Trusts
  • Business valuations
  • Business acquisition and divestment

“I enjoy working with people and helping them to find better ways of dealing with problems that at times seem insurmountable. I get an incredible sense of satisfaction when I watch a client achieve results that they thought were almost impossible, or at the very least extremely difficult”.

Simon is married to Andrea and they have three children – Sam, Lucy and Ben, meaning he understands the issues facing small business owners as they juggle the responsibilities of family and business.