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. 

“Steve Wood has successfully contributed to the board focus in several key areas:
1. Good governance
2. Clear strategy
3. Safety risk assessment
We have a new look board, clearly defined goals and more importantly a sound governance position of both understanding and implementation.
We will be using Steve Wood as a company mentor as he also has a sound knowledge of both the business and the industry we are in.”

Mark Jacobsen
Director, Repeat Plastics Australia