Ben Travers

National Managing Partner, Tax & Legal

KPMG Australia

Ben is a member of KPMG’s National Executive Committee (NEC), and leads KPMG Australia’s Tax & Legal division, providing support across all areas of corporate tax and governance, individual tax, tax controversy and commercial law matters. Working with teams across Australia and KPMG’s global network, he provides clients with the deep expertise required to manage their businesses locally and globally. His focus on technology and data-led insights helps businesses to benefit from the latest ideas and solutions to help their business meet current and future demands.

Until June 2023, Ben led KPMG’s People Services team, where he brought more than 20 years’ advisory experience to all areas of performance and reward including total reward strategy, incentive design and employee engagement strategies, as well as global mobility, social security and employment taxes. He has worked with a number of Australian and multinational companies on all areas of HR and finance, providing a holistic approach to issues impacting their people such as talent, global mobility and leadership programs.

Ben has worked with leading technology, financial services, health, energy, property and consumer goods organisations, and is a leader in the merger and acquisitions area. His role as a member in KPMG’s global tax and legal executive team gives him an informed view on global trends.

  • Executive compensation
  • Non-executive compensation
  • People and Change
  • Tax
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

  • Bachelor of Law

  • Member of the institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

  • Member of The Tax Institute