BEN FURGUSON

DIRECTOR OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY ZONES DEVELOPMENT BRANCH, DELWP

Ben Ferguson is Director of the Renewable Energy Zones Development Branch at the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. 

Ben has held senior roles in the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments, Deloitte Access Economics and the Business Council of Australia focussed on energy, water, climate change and regional development policy. Previously as Director of State Energy Market Development, Ben was responsible for developing Victoria’s renewable energy targets, while as Executive Director of Policy and Planning at Regional Development Victoria he helped establish the Victorian Regional Partnerships initiative.

Ben is an economist with degrees from the University of Queensland and the University of Melbourne