About Ben Power

Ben Power is a finance and economics writer.

He began his career as a finance journalist at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian Financial Review, Bloomberg and Financial Times Business and covered multi-billion-dollar M&A deals in the media, gaming and entertainment sectors.

He has also written on financial markets, technology, property, economics and politics. As Australian correspondent for euromoney's Asiamoney/GlobalCapital, Power produced big picture pieces on economics, politics, financial markets and major financial transactions. In property he covered the commercial, residential and luxury property sectors, and was a long-running contributor to The Australian newspaper’s property section.

Power has also commented on politics, economics and business for The Spectator Australia, News Ltd, Fairfax Media and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

As a strategic and financial communications consultant, Sydney-based Power has advised blue-chip and growth companies, as well as global investment banks, on financial transactions, media strategy, thought leadership, digital content and integrated campaigns.

More on Power can be found here.

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  1. IFAC President Rachel Grimes on leading with conviction

    New president of the International Federation of Accountants, Rachel Grimes FCA, is prepared to roll up her sleeves and help as the accounting profession faces significant changes...

  2. Rebecca Glover CA's world vision

    Meet Rebecca Glover, a young CA leading by example in the not-for-profit sector with World Vision Australia...

  3. Help is there for a disciplinary hearing

    How should accountants approach a disciplinary hearing? Dennis Robertson FCA shares insights from years of sitting on CA ANZ’s Australian Disciplinary Tribunal...

  4. Fighting for a power vision

    AGL interim CEO and former CFO Brett Redman FCA has stayed firm in the face of political pressure for his company to back down from its renewable energy plan...

  5. How to land your dream job

    Landing your first big job is never easy, but these eight tips will help you step into your dream job with confidence...

  6. The secrets to successful networking

    Tips to help young professionals get the most out of networking opportunities...

  7. Culture and authenticity in urban regeneration

    Urban regeneration can make or break a city’s economic and social prospects. To build the cities of the future, architects are learning lessons from the past...

  8. Pitch perfect performance review

    Turn your first performance review into a positive experience by highlighting your achievements...

  9. How much do you really need to retire?

    How to determine the amount of money you’ll need to retire and why now is a good time to be thinking about it...

  10. Is stock picking dead?

    With the asset management industry struggling and robo investors on the rise, will there be a role for professional investors, stock pickers and investment advisers in the future?...

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