Vanessa Stack


Vanessa is a Partner at Johnson Partners, where she leads the CFO & Financial Leadership Practice.

Vanessa brings 20 years of executive search experience of CFOs and financial leaders across financial services institutions, ASX listed and large privately held corporates and not for profit groups. She brings a particularly deep specialisation in banking, insurance, funds management, fintech, real estate, bio tech and infrastructure, leading executive search assignments for CFOs and their leadership teams across FP&A, Financial Control, Product Control, Tax, Audit, Treasury and Investor Relations.

Prior to Johnson Partners, Vanessa was responsible for building the CFO and Public Sector practice at Boyden, successfully appointing CEOs, CFOs and other leadership roles across NSW state government agencies, major Australian financial services providers, fintechs and industry bodies.

Prior to entering executive search Vanessa commenced her career with KPMG, having spent time in the firm’s Sydney and London offices, specialising in Transactions Services advisory. She is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales.

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