Lachlan Benson is Managing Director of Blue Arcadia Pty Ltd, a consultancy specialising in strategic transport and logistics advice to a number of Australia’s top freight companies and port corporations.
Lachlan is currently providing advice to the Steering Committee members on the establishment and operation of Healthy Heads in Trucks and Sheds.
Lachlan also sits as a Non-Executive Director on a number of industry related boards including the iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre into freight mobility and as an Advisory Board Member for a number of infrastructure investment managers for their freight assets.
He is well known to many in Australia’s freight logistics industry having recently been the interim CEO of the Australian Logistics Council as well as five years as Executive General Manager of Logistics at Sydney Ports Corporation where he oversaw the highly successful Port Botany Landside Improvement Strategy. This built on extensive experience in supply chain management issues gained in other senior logistics roles including as NSW and QLD State Manager for grain exporter AWB Limited, as a Senior Policy adviser for ports and freight within the NSW Department of Transport and as Manager of the Transport Logistics & Infrastructure Group at Informa Australia.