Benjamin White

Non-Executive Director, appointed 2020

Bachelor of Environment, Master of Environment and Planning


Professional Experience

Benjamin joined TasNetworks in March 2018 as Head of Stakeholder Relations, Community, Environment & Planning for Project Marinus, which seeks to unlock Tasmania’s potential in supporting Australia’s objective of delivering affordable, reliable and clean energy through the development of Marinus Link (a $3.5Billion, 600km transmission development).

He brings extensive senior government leadership experience in policy, strategy, investment attraction and engagement covering renewable energy, water and natural resource management. Benjamin has led a number of significant and innovative reform projects for government, in partnership with industry sectors, business and the community. He was a key part of the leadership team that facilitated the largest investment in renewables and in new energy technologies by any Victorian Government. Benjamin is renowned for his entrepreneurial and collaborative approach to public sector business.

Benjamin has also been a successful small business owner, is married with two small children, and is a proud member of a sixth generation beef and wool farming family.


Board Committee membership

Member, Strategy and Stakeholder Committee