Simon Bennett

Financial services industry specialist
Mentor since 2017

Simon recently accepted an appointment as the Board Chair (Non-Executive) of a financial services business in Indonesia, which is majority owned by one of the large Australian banks. In this role, working with the Board and Committees he provides oversight, guidance, counsel and coaching to the business to support it in maximizing the outcomes for all stakeholders. He had previously been the Chief Executive of the business for over 9 years.

Simon is customer, people and stakeholder focused with strong communication skills and the ability to effectively engage and influence at all levels. He has a proven track record of leading and managing diverse teams to deliver strong sustainable values driven outcomes.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Planning & Strategy
  • Relationship Management
  • Strategic Partnership Development
  • Executive Team Building & Performance Management
  • Risk & Compliance Management
  • Sales & Marketing
  • General Management
Qualifications & Achievements
  • Recent experience has largely been in building financial services business in SE Asia. The most recent was in Indonesia where the company earned numerous industry awards for excellence in growth, revenue and customer service. Prior to going offshore held senior roles in both Melbourne and Adelaide within the financial services industry.
  • Academic qualifications; Graduate Diploma in Business Management, Master of Business Administration (Executive), Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.