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Ben Tuffnell
Executive Director, Corporate Affairs

Ben has qualifications in Commerce and Education and is a CPA. Ben has nearly 20 years’ experience in government in roles within the Department of Treasury and Finance and the Motor Accident Commission. He has also held Chief of Staff and Principal Adviser roles to the South Australian State Premier, Deputy Premier and Treasurer.

In 2017 Ben commenced at the South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) as Executive Director, Corporate Affairs where he provides executive leadership to the group responsible for liaison with government, local and national news media and the broader tourism industry.

The group is also responsible for planning aligned to the South Australian Tourism Plan 2020 and highlighting the SATC’s activities to grow the state’s visitor economy. Corporate Affairs aims to influence policies to enhance growth in the industry, and educate decision makers to understand the sector’s value in being a key economic driver and creator of jobs for South Australia.
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