Ben Gilbertson

Ben Gilbertson

Melbourne

Melbourne-based Partner Ben Gilbertson leads Strategy&’s Operations practice in ANZSEA and specializes in asset-intensive industries including industrial, mining, oil and gas, agriculture and defence sectors.

Having joined Strategy& in 2000, Ben has developed an impressive breadth of expertise in all areas of operations consulting, including:

  • Business unit and manufacturing strategy
  • Operational improvement and cost reduction programs
  • Sourcing improvement
  • Shared services implementations
  • Organizational design
  • Post-merger integration

Some of Ben’s recent client assignments include:

  • Supply chain and manufacturing footprint redesign for a global mining services company
  • A strategic and operational review of a major equipment hire company
  • Footprint review and merger integration for a downstream oil and gas company
  • Sourcing improvement program for a major global mining company
  • Undertaking a supply organisation design for a major world resources company
  • Designing a future shared services model for a major utility company

Ben’s published work includes the viewpoint, “Profits in a slowdown: How Australian mining companies can cut costs and grow stronger.”

He holds a BComm in Economics and a BE(Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from Columbia Business School.