Ben is Nuchev’s founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nuchev’s Australian operations and brings significant commercial experience from the New Zealand dairy industry.
Ben was a co‐founder of the $400 million New Zealand Synlait Group in 1999 and held responsibility for leading farm operations and developments. His role included management of the construction of a number of dairy farms, implementation of irrigation schemes and adoption of world’s best farming practices.
Ben is well recognized as a large‐scale dairying innovator and leader, and has extensive industry and regional networks. Prior to founding Synlait, Ben previously worked in a number of high level dairy farm management roles.
Ben has an MBA and Masters of Marketing degrees from Melbourne University alongside a Bachelor of Agriculture. Ben is an experienced director graduated from the NZ Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.