Ben is a co-founder and Chair of Ad Astra with over 30 years of corporate advisory experience. Over his career, Ben has acted as a corporate adviser providing independent strategic and financial advice to listed and private companies, governments and individuals in relation to a wide range of corporate matters including public takeovers and schemes, takeover responses, private acquisitions and divestments, Government asset sales and scoping studies, capital management and capital raisings. Ben has experience across a broad range of sectors including consumer, retail, property, leisure, gaming, financial services and technology.
Prior to founding Ad Astra, Ben was the Head of Corporate Advisory for Investec Australia. Previously he worked at Wentworth Associates, Macquarie Bank and Hill Samuel in London.
He is a fellow of FINSIA and has a BSc (Econ) (Honours) majoring in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.