Brian Benari

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, CHALLENGER Limited

Brian is a Co-Deputy Chair of the Financial Services Council, a Co-Deputy Chair of the FSC's Administration & Risk Board Committee, and a Co-Deputy Chair of the FSC's Nominations Board Committee. 

Brian joined Challenger in 2003 and has held various executive positions including Group Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in February 2012.

Brian’s career spans more than 30 years with 25 years of financial services industry experience both in Australia and offshore. Prior to joining Challenger Brian held roles with Zurich Capital Markets, Macquarie Group, Bankers Trust and JP Morgan.

Brian is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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