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Ben Cornish


Director | National Security Risk

Ben Cornish leads McGrathNicol’s National Security Risk practice in Adelaide, providing specialised advice on the full spectrum of national security risks faced by Australian government and industry.

With over 20 years of experience, Ben is known as an industry leader with a particular focus on Counter Foreign Interference and Insider Threat risk mitigation, strategy advice and investigations.

Ben operates across corporate, government and industry sectors to help shape and influence clients’ security and risk awareness, strategies and security culture enhancement, as well as leading highly complex and sensitive investigations and advising on national security threats and mitigation strategies.

Ben has extensive experience operating and leading teams in dynamic, high stress and complex environments, reporting to the highest levels of government and industry. He is a skilled and influential communicator and champion in the areas of National Security threat and risk management.

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