Ben has been in the role of Executive, Community Services for Mission Australia since 2018. In this role he leads and directs nationwide teams of over 2500 staff in the delivery of Employment, Community, Aged Care, Family and Children’s services.

He most recently served as Mission Australia’s State Director NSW/ACT and leader for MA Social Enterprises. Ben has over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles within community and employment services and started out his career as a youth worker on the Central Coast, NSW.

Ben is a member of the NSW Premier’s Council on Homelessness, holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma of Education from the University of Newcastle, a Master’s Degree in Adult Education (MA Ed) from the University of Technology, Sydney and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.