Nearly four decades of community involvement have given Bill Wyllie a lot of stories to smile about. And it's been nothing if not an interesting journey.

As well as extraordinary financial generosity, Bill has lent his considerable business acumen and influence to a much wider range of issues than most philanthropists. He has been active at the forefront of a wide range of community groups, causes and charities and played a leadership role on issues including air pollution and vocational training.

For 28 years most of these efforts were in Hong Kong where he was living and leading a dynamic career in corporate rescues. Now he lives in Western Australia where he and his wife Rhonda not only run the highly diversified family business, the Wyllie Group, but are also active and involved supporters of many charitable causes.

Daughter, Melissa Wyllie, now a director of the company and involved in the day-to-day running of the family business, continues the philanthropic legacy by assisting her parents in the administration of their substantial annual donations…

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