Head of Real Estate
BA (I.D.), Grad. Dip. App. Fin. SIA, DIP PROP FIN, MAICD
Ben joined Equity Real Estate Partners in October 2010 and is now Head of Real Estate at Folkestone. Ben has held a number of senior executive roles at Stockland and Lend Lease where he has been responsible for the operations and profitability of development pipelines worth in excess of $500 million. Throughout his 18 year career, Ben has been responsible for the development of traditional retail shopping centres, integrated mixed use, and urban renewal townhouse and apartments projects. Ben has a Bachelor of Industrial Design, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Diploma of Property Finance from the Property Council of Australia. Ben is an Olympic, World Championship and Commonwealth medalist in the sport of rowing, a member of the Institute of Company Directors, an former Australia Day Ambassador and a passionate contributor to the training and development of Aboriginal Australians.