Ben Breen is Managing Director, Asia Pacific, and Global Head of Construction, where he oversees regional activity to ensure PMI can stay close to the needs of stakeholders and provide solutions that create value for individuals and organizations. Ben also represents PMI chapters in the region, allowing a like-minded community of professionals who share a passion to drive change in their organizations and communities to come together. Most recently, Ben spearheaded PMI’s first industry-specific offering, Construction Professional in Built Environment Projects (CPBEP)™ to help individuals gain the skills and knowledge needed to transform the global construction industry.
Originally from Australia, Ben moved to Singapore in 1994 and has since supported or led hundreds of projects including iconic developments such as Marina Bay Sands and the award-winning Suntec Convention Centre. He has founded several project management and design companies, helping them to grow and develop into best-in-class providers.
Ben has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in building engineering from Victoria University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, and is based in PMI’s office in Singapore.