Des BenjaminAssociate Consultant

Des Benjamin had deep expertise in Board-Level Governance with a focus on performance rather than conformance.

Des is skilled at the techniques for chairing and operating around Board tables.

He loves to help board members create and run boards that work well; to establish the most appropriate governance models and to think “like a director” to achieve the desired objectives.

Des has 50 plus years of business experience and seen much.  He has been a Director, CEO, NED, Chair and board consultant across the full spectrum of public, private companies, NFPs and government.

Board Experience:

  • ProNED, Victorian CEO
  • Chair AICD Nexus
  • Many Board roles in manufacturing, retail, importing, wholesaling, finance, dot-com, public companies.

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow, Gemological Association of Australia


  • “Master of Governance Workshop”


How can we help you?

Call, Email or Book a chat with Roaring Success to discuss any business matter. All conversations are confidential. 

“If your business isn’t the roaring success you’ve dreamt of make it Steve Wood’s business.

Steve Wood from Roaring Success lived our business for 10+ weeks.

His extensive experience and knowledge in the strategic management sphere provided us with invaluable knowledge on ways to increase revenue, maximise profitability, streamline processes as well as critically analysing our marketing plan.

Steve’s guidance provided us with the clarity of direction and confidence to take our business from just making ends to making a profit and as a small business owner, this is indispensable.

The greatest benefit of working with Steve was that he understood our business in a real way.

His methods tested our grey matter but instead of telling us the answers, Steve’s approach encouraged us to scrutinise the status quo.

So, when you are ready to roar about the success of your business, make it Steve’s business.”

Mentoring for SMEs
Goran Mijatovic, Owner, Buckleys Auto Repairs