Mr Peter Stirling Benson

director

Board and governance

BA (Comb. Hon), MBA, GAICD

Mr Stirling Benson has extensive experience in the travel, media, entertainment and health sectors, both in Australia and overseas - and joined our board in September, 2012. He was a senior executive at Diageo and British Airways prior to holding a number of CEO positions over a period of 15 years in pay television (TV1), electronic distribution of travel services (Galileo), ticketing of major events (Ticketek) and the fitness industry (Fitness First). Peter holds a BA (Combined Honours) from University College London, an MBA from the London Business School and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Peter has been appointed adjunct professor at UTS Business School, working on their MBA program for entrepreneurs (MBAe) and is a member of the 20/20 Exchange, a mentoring organisation, where he chairs a group of CEOs.

Peter is Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominations Subcommittee and a member of the Commercialisation and IP Subcommittee.