Ben Giles

Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – Indonesia

Ben Giles commenced as commissioner for Indonesia in July 2018. He has 25 years’ experience in international business, including 15 in the field of trade and investment. He also has longstanding connections to Indonesia, having previously worked in Jakarta with both the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) and the private sector.

Before joining TIQ, Ben worked for Austrade for 11 years, including most recently as a Senior Trade Adviser. Other previous roles have included Australian Trade Commissioner to Bangkok, and a year on secondment to the Office of the Prime Minister in Canberra.

Ben holds a Master of Commerce (International Business), a Bachelor of Business (Finance/Human Resources), and a Graduate Certificate in Marketing. He speaks Indonesian and has basic conversational skills in German and Thai.

TIQ office Indonesia: Jakarta


AIA Central, 23rd Floor
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 48A
Jakarta 12930

Tel: +62 (21) 3111 6133
Fax: +62 (21) 3111 6122