Rotary International Presidential Peace Conference 2018
Rotary International Presidential Peace Conference 2018

Dr Ben McKee

Dr Ben McKee

Chief Executive Officer, Capilano Honey Limited, Richlands, QLD

Biography

Dr Ben McKee was appointed Capilano Honey Limited Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2012 and Managing Director on 31 May 2013. He was previously the General Manager – Operations and has been an employee of Capilano Honey for over 12 years.  Ben is a Board member of Capilano’s beekeeping joint-venture enterprises and also the federally funded Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Honey Bee Products.

Ben has a Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree (Honours), a PhD in a field of study related to the honey industry and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Previously, Dr McKee worked with the University of Melbourne and within the Victorian Department of Primary Industries, as well as managing his own commercial beekeeping enterprise.