Xero Partner Advisory Council (XPAC)

XPAC is a diverse panel of accounting and bookkeeping partners who drive conversations on strategy and industry issues.

About our XPAC

Members of XPAC are bookkeepers or accountants who both challenge and champion the needs of the sector.

The XPAC team is a core part of the Xero ecosystem, playing a crucial role as a consultative group of industry experts who provide real-time, real-life feedback on behalf of the industry to drive meaningful change.Through open discussions, industry insights and actionable feedback, XPAC members seek to make a difference to Australian Xero partners, small businesses and their communities.

To learn more, read the Australian XPAC charter and terms of reference which outline the purpose, eligibility, roles and responsibilities of XPAC members and Xero, as well as our approach to governance. XPAC members serve a two-year term with formal meetings held every quarter, and are regularly consulted on Xero industry initiatives.

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What makes a great XPAC member?

The XPAC panel is made up of a diverse panel of Xero accounting and bookkeeping partners who challenge and champion the needs of the sector and are passionate about being a voice for the Xero partner community. They aim to create better Xero experiences and industry outcomes together. XPAC members are not shy in their opinions; they challenge Xero and their colleagues to take ownership and solve problems as a team.

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What's involved?

XPAC members serve a two-year term with formal meetings held every quarter. They are also regularly consulted on Xero and industry initiatives on an ongoing basis through meetings, interviews and workshops.

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"XPAC has been a fabulous opportunity to represent the Community in ensuring that Xero has an awareness and understanding about the impacts changes can have.

Cassandra Scott, Director of Laurus Bookkeeping, about the XPAC experience

Find out who our XPAC members are

Beau Gaudron

Tech Ninja, Growthwise

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Sarah Pilling

Partner, Bramble and Briar

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Sarah Lawrence

Founder, Hot Toast

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Cassandra Scott

Director, Laurus Bookkeeping

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Jason Robinson

Director, Future Advisory

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Aly Garrett

Founder, All in Advisory

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Mei Yong Wu

Director & Partner, knp Solutions

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Jarrod Morris

Partner, Pitch Labs (Pitcher Partners)

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Grace Occleshaw

Client & Advisory Manager, BYO Group

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Melanie Gock

National Systems & Innovation Manager, Grant Thornton Australia

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Amar Latif

Co-Founder, Mad Crew Wealth

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Natalie Lennon

Founder & Director, Two Sides

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Zac Hayes

Managing Director, HA Accounting

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Michele Grisdale

Founder & Director, Rainforest Bookkeeping

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Become a Xero partner

Join the Xero community of accountants and bookkeepers. Collaborate with your peers, support your clients and boost your practice.