Ben Olesen

Lead Partner, Project & Program Delivery

KPMG Australia

Ben leads the Project & Program Delivery team within KPMG's Infrastructure, Assets & Places division, and is the sector lead for Defence. He also leads the buildings and infrastructure stream of KPMG's Asset Management services.

He has extensive experience in the planning and delivery of major infrastructure projects across the Defence estate. Starting his career as a graduate in the Department of Defence, Ben was the client-side Project Director for a number of major projects including facilities for C-17, Australian Super Hornet and the KC-30A tanker at RAAF Base Amberley along with various base redevelopments and unit relocations.

Ben joined KPMG in 2009 and leads the buildings and infrastructure stream of our Asset Management services. Ben holds a Masters in Engineering Science from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Honours from the University of Melbourne.

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Building and Construction
  • Enterprise asset management
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Infrastructure
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Productivity improvements
  • Masters in Engineering Science, University of New South Wales

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Honours, University of Melbourne