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Matt Dryden 

Matt Dryden is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 year experience and is the Principal at Dryden Associates.  He started out at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Brisbane cutting his teeth on listed groups such as Fosters, Boral, Billabong and Alcan providing tax advice. 

Matt has extensive experience in the commercial world working for APN News and Media and Shell UK as well as operating a large manufacturing business employing over 50 staff. This experience gives Matt the leading edge setting him apart from most small practice accountants. Matt is fully aware of what it’s like sitting in his client’s chair identifying value where others might not.

Before commencing Dryden Associates Matt worked with a local firm Accounting North where he enjoyed the team and getting to know the local business community. Matt has a young family and is a keen fisherman and can often be seen at local corporate golf days.  

David Butler 

David, a Chartered Accountant with over 6 years experience and is the Taxation Manager within our team here at Dryden Associates.  David started in a large firm in Brisbane supervising a team of six accountants and 3 admin members.  He is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society making him a valuable asset to the Dryden Associates team.

He has a broad range of technical tax experience across medium to large entities including individuals, partnerships, companies, trusts and deceased estates.  Industry specific experience includes primary producers, taxation on foreign residents and the medical industry. 

David enjoys building close relationships with his clients and contributing to their success and financial goals.  He has a young family and a passion for golf, good food and enjoys spending time with family and friends.


Sharon Dryden 

Sharon has extensive experience in Accounting firms serving the Managing Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers as Executive Assistant for many years. She also has many years experience in consultancy practices across various industries such as property and also business consulting. 

Sharon runs the administration side of Dryden Associates. She has an affinity with horses and dogs and loves socializing with her family and friends.

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