Brian Benjamin, BEc MBA, has worked in corporate finance for over 30 years including 14 years with Macquarie Corporate Finance and the balance in his own advisory business. He specialised in mergers, acquisitions and advisory roles in telecoms, mining and infrastructure.
He was instrumental in the establishment and success of Melbourne Chamber Orchestra where he was Executive Chairman for five years. In that role, he initiated and guided the group’s transition to the Melbourne Recital Centre and the appearance there in the year of its opening of the legendary Sir Neville Marriner. He is an active supporter of classical music and musicians in Melbourne.
Mr Benjamin joined the Board of Opera Australia in February 2017.