Michael Benson

Michael Benson

I am the CEO of CSBC and ClearEdge Office P/L, we are one of the largest Serviced Office/ Coworking businesses in Melbourne Australia.
I have extensive experience ion this industry, which I have been a part of for approximately 15 years:
My experience includes:
1. Partner in the 3rd largest Australian Independent Serviced Office business, which was sold to Regus in June 2014.
2. Employed by Regus Australia at a senior level to (amongst other duties) perform Mergers and Acquisitions across Australia.
3. Founded a serviced office business and merged operations to create CSBC and Clear Edge Offices one of the largest Serviced Office/ Coworking businesses in Melbourne with a new site opening soon in China.
4. My experience includes Australia, Asia and Middle east
I am also a qualified Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in:
Financial Accounting, Management Consulting as well as Audit across a range of industries and countries.

I am very passionate about this industry; the convergence we are now seeing between the Coworking and the Service Office industry; the overall acceptance of our business models; as well as the massive growth that we are beginning to experience.