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Benjamin Rice

Director - Operations

Benjamin Rice is an Executive Director and co-founder of Coherics, and a former RAAF aviator.

He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy holding a Bachelor of Technology (Aviation) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. As a passionate Training Systems Specialist and Strategic Training Advisor, Benjamin is focussed on developing outcome focussed solutions for stakeholders and clients.

Previously Benjamin has operated the E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft and has instructed at the RAAF’s School of Air Warfare. He also held an Air Liaison Officer role whilst embedded within Defence Science and Technology Group’s Aerospace Division where he focussed on Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) integration and future training systems. Benjamin has published many training articles and papers, and works to push innovation in the military training domain.

Benjamin co-founded Coherics to deliver innovative training system solutions and strategies for Defence and commercial clients in order to train operators faster and more efficiently. Through Coherics he leads a team of industry experts that share his passion for producing staff and workers for clients that are highly capable and delivered faster and cheaper.

Benjamin retains a strong interest in aviation and music and shares these with his son, Theodore.