The Visionary

Ben is a qualified solicitor with a passion for business. He started his career at Counsel for the Sydney Futures Exchange, until opportunity took him to the UK where he was closely involved in some of the UK’s best-known dot com start ups and initial public offerings. Ben returned to Australia in 2002 to add legal services to the family HR consultancy, Employment Innovations. This experience combined with employment law gives him the unique perspective and insight to recognise the essential elements for succeeding in a rapidly changing & competitive market.

A passionate, courageous, and intuitive leader, he credits his success on building a team of A-players, communicating a clear vision, and ensuring that team members execute against that vision by getting out of their way. He’s a strong believer in operational transparency, organisational integrity, & empowering & supporting key people with clear ownership & accountability for deliverables.

A self confessed geek with boundless curiosity, enthusiasm and ambition, Ben thrives on creating innovative solutions, industry firsts & disruptive offerings that redefine markets. He’s also an active member of the Entrepreneur’s Organisation and YPO, Sydney Chapters, & plays mentor to up & coming entrepreneurs. His also a big supporter of a number of charities including True Blue Dreaming & Opportunity International.

When asked where he gets his inspiration from, he will rattle off a who’s who of Silicon Valley. In fact we have it on high authority, a life size cut out of Elon Musk lives on his bedroom wall.

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