Ben Gilbert is an Executive Director at UBS and leads the Australian Consumer Research team. He has been at UBS for >10 years and consistently ranked among the top of his peer set in recent years. His role is to understand and identify what drives the Australian retail sector. In his role Ben undertakes detailed analysis through financial modelling, industry surveys and discussions with industry participants to establish a view on the broader retail market as well as individual companies. Ben covers a numbers of companies including Woolworths, Wesfarmers, Coca-Cola, Myer and JB Hi-Fi.