Ben has a strong development and corporate relations background in the arts, retail, education and hospitality sectors. He joined the Powerhouse from Opera Australia where, as Head of Corporate Relations, managed multiple portfolios including Corporate Sponsorship and International Government Relations. Prior to Opera Australia, Ben held the same position as Head of Corporate Relations at the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Ben believes in the positive impacts that arts have on a community, and that all people should have access to a platform to express themselves creatively regardless of their background and identities.
Ben holds a Brand Management Executive Certificate from Cornell University, Bachelors in New Media Arts from James Cook University and Diploma in Violin Performance from London College of Music.