Ben Opie

Chair and Lead Tax Partner
Global Japanese Practice, Australia, KPMG 

Ben Opie is the Chair and Lead Tax Partner of KPMG’s Global Japanese Practice in Australia.  He has been a partner of the firm since 2008 working predominantly in New South Wales and Western Australia. 

Ben is passionate about the strong business and cultural relationship between Australia and Japan and has been fortunate to be able to support this through his professional work, coordinating teams to support the success of significant Japanese investment into Australia, and contributing to various community-based Japanese organisations. 

He is a regular visitor to Japan and has worked alongside organisations such as JETRO and Austrade, providing taxation, economic and political update presentations in Tokyo, Osaka and Fukuoka. 

Ben joined KPMG as a graduate in 1998 after completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Western Australia.