This is a face-to-face meeting at the RACV Club.

If you would like to visit our meeting, please book directly through Trybooking by close of business on Thursday, 12th May 2022. If you would like a more general discussion about attending a Rotary meeting, phone 0455-858-996.

The meeting will commence at 7:40am and conclude no later than 8:45.

Des Benjamin: Waste Plastic Becoming a Resource

Throughout his extensive career, Des has been involved in many industries – manufacturing, import-export as well as import trade finance.  His career has also covered retailing, education, automotive industries, international trade and business development consulting in the USA, Britain, Japan, South Korea and Australia.

Des has also been active in the community services for many years.  In Rotary, he was three times Rotary Club President (Toorak and South Yarra).  Outside of Rotary, he was chair of Life Education and treasurer Red Cross branch, a TAFE lecturer in five TAFEs.  He was Deputy Chair RMIT Graduate School of Business and Chair, Victorian Save the Children and held office for among many other not-for-profit organisations.

Des joined Rotary Central Melbourne in 2008.

Des is currently Chairman of Repeat Plastics Australia Pty Ltd and represents British Trade Financier, Alexander Fraser.