Ben Ellis


Retail CEO

BAAppSc (Property Economics)

Ben brings more than 23 years' experience in the property market and with that, a deep knowledge of Charter Hall's business.

As Fund Manager of the Charter Hall Retail REIT and Charter Hall’s Retail CEO, Ben is responsible for all management aspects of the Retail Funds Management platform to deliver value creation within the retail portfolio and optimise returns for our investors. Ben's focus on delivering mutual success for our customers has remained consistent throughout his dynamic 22-year career with Charter Hall. 

Ben is driven by his passion to foster strong and sustainable relationships that add value for investor customers, tenant customers, partners and communities. Under his leadership, the Retail sector has been recognised for its innovative spirit, with the development of two significant technologies - Autom8 and Lease Easy - that have transformed the way Retail does business for our people and for our customers.

Prior to becoming the Retail CEO, Ben held several roles with Charter Hall including Head of Retail Wholesale and Head of Capital Transactions, overseeing more than $25 billion of gross transactions across all sectors.

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