Managing Director, South East Water

Terri Benson

Terri is Managing Director of South East Water, leading an organisation of 500+ employees passionate about delivering healthy water for life. Terri has held a range of both executive and non-executive director roles in the government utility and private infrastructure sectors. She was CEO of SEQWater, Managing Director of Essential Energy and Chair of the Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW.

Before joining South East Water in 2017, Terri was Managing Director of Birdon, a diversified engineering and services business providing innovative solutions to the military and marine industries with operations across Australia, USA and Europe. Terri is also a current Board Director of CRC for Water Sensitive Cities and Board Member of the Water Services Association of Australia.