Dennis Banfield

Experienced business leader and philanthropist.



Dennis Banfield has substantial leadership experience in the business and not-for-profit sectors across Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia.

An executive member of Vp PLC, Dennis leads the growth and transformation strategy of one of Vp’s Australian and Asia Pacific businesses.

As chair and co-founder of CALD2LEAD, Dennis is passionate about assisting members of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities secure quality leadership development from high-calibre contemporary leadership programs.

Dennis is a Starlight Children’s Foundation board alumnus, Leadership Victoria mentor and Community Leadership FOLIO Fellow, and Victorian Government–appointed Australia Day Ambassador.

Dennis was born on 26 January 1968 and is delighted to celebrate his birthday as an Australia Day Ambassador.