Ben Artup

Ben Artup is Executive Director Strategic Projects and Economic Development at Bundaberg Regional Council. He's a qualified economist having graduated with an honours degree in economics from the University of Western Sydney in 2001. His early career involved roles teaching economics and as senior researcher focused on the macro economy, regional innovation and urban economics. He has also held roles in local economic development and corporate advisory. Before joining Bundaberg Regional Council he was a Director with Deloitte Access Economics (Parramatta) where he consulted to some of Australia’s largest corporations and institutions helping them solve some of their toughest problems. Ben now lives in Bundaberg and is interested in building Australia’s best regional community. He will contribute occasional economic articles written about the region.

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