Christian Bennett has 25 years experience in senior government-related roles, across both private and public sectors.
Christian joined Woolworths Group in November 2017. Previously, he has led government relations efforts for General Electric Inc across S E Asia, Australia and New Zealand, for BHP Billiton Ltd and was Group Executive of Public Affairs at Santos Ltd.
In government, Christian spent 14 years in Australia's diplomatic service, including postings in southern Africa, Asia and the United States and secondments into the Office of the Foreign Minister and the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet.
Christian holds B.LLB (Hons), B.Comm and MBA degrees from the University of Melbourne.