He replaces John Chandler who resigned to become the Professor in Law at the University of Western Australia as well as director for the Centre for Mining, Energy and Natural Resources Law.
Benson is a corporate advisory director at PCF Capital Group with over 25 years of experience in kbroking, treasury operations and investment banking.
He has covered equity capital markets and M&A transactions within the resources, resource services and oil and gas sectors, both in Australia and overseas.
Prior to joining PCF, Benson was corporate advisory director at Argonaut Capital, head of corporate finance and operations for Tolhurst InterFinancial, Western Australia, and head of Bell Potter Securities in Perth
"The company is delighted to have someone of Trevor Benson's experience become chairman," managing director Steve Noske said.
He also thanked Chandler for his endeavours with the company and wished him well in his future pursuits.
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