Benjamin Quinlan is the CEO and Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates, an independent strategy consulting firm specialising in the financial services industry.

Prior to founding Quinlan & Associates, Benjamin was the Head of Strategy for Deutsche Bank AG’s Equities business in Asia Pacific and its Investment Bank in Greater China, and sat on a number of the bank’s global and regional executive committees. He has also worked at Oliver Wyman as a Management Consultant, and at UBS AG in the bank’s Asia Pacific Client Coverage and Group Strategy departments. He began his career in M&A and Capital Markets Advisory at PwC in Sydney.

Outside of his corporate career, Benjamin is a professional emcee and standup comedian. He is a regular performer at TakeOut Comedy Club in Soho and tours around the region as a headline act. He was also invited invited as one of six international headliners at the 9th Annual Hong Kong International Comedy Festival and was a back-to-back finalist in Hong Kong International Comedy Competition, finishing in 3rd place in 2015 and runner up in 2016.