Ben Cohen | Advisory Board Member

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Ben has extensive Board and Senior Executive experience in Financial Services, Manufacturing Corporations, Not-For-Profit, Education and Entrepreneurial organisations. His experience includes Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Banking, IT, Accounting & Manufacturing.

Ben is currently a Board Member of the Swinburne University of Technology and is a Member of its Finance Committee and is Chair of the Campus Planning Committee; Chairman of The Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Victoria and Tasmania Finance Committee; Member of the Certification Council Bureau Veritas Quality International; and Managing Director of Quantum Change Consultants.

Some of his previous Directorships included being National Councillor and Victorian State President for CPA Australia; the Methodist Ladies College; cvMail; Elders Finance and Potter Warburg.

Senior Executive positions he held included being Chief Executive Officer of cvMail; Director of Finance and Administration at leading Australasian Investment Bank Potter Warburg (subsequently UBS); Director of Elders Finance Group (EFG) which was then the largest Merchant Bank in Australia; Director of the Australian Continuous Improvement Group (the Australian arm of Cap Gemini); and a Group Financial Controller at ICI Australia (now Orica Ltd).

Ben is a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA) and he holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of New South Wales.