Tim Beresford

Chair

Mr Tim Beresford is currently the Deputy CEO of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and was the former Deputy Chair of The Benevolent Society. Previously Tim was Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Macquarie University and held a number of senior roles with Austrade. Prior to Austrade, he was First Assistant Secretary of the Social Policy Division in Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Tim has demonstrated leadership in higher education, government, not-for-profit, financial services and professional services sectors. His areas of expertise include strategy, governance, public policy, change management and organisational design. Tim is a high energy leader with a strong commitment to social justice.

Director, Benevolent Housing Australia
BEc (Hons), LLB, MPhil (International Relations) ASIA, FAICD

Director since 14 February 2013