Ben Wood has been Treasurer of SSFS for 5 years, and was previously a Board Member of Engadine District Youth Services (EDYS) for 7 years prior. In Ben's capacity as treasurer his goal is to use his accounting and business skills to help make SSFS as financially independent of Government Funding as possible. He brings a deep knowledge of accounting, cash flow and general business operations, and a passion for technology and it’s use to create efficiency within organisations.

Ben holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Wollongong and is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) Australia. Ben has worked in the Sutherland Shire for most of his professional career, and in 2009 established his own business - Wood Accounting, which is now based in Sutherland, where him and his team focus on helping Individuals and small businesses achieve tax and accounting compliance. 

Ben annually leads the preparation and checking of SSFS' Financial Accounts for our Annual Report production, and also assists with financial matters and forecasting.