Meet Our Team


Bruce Coudrey

Bruce Coudrey has been valuing small businesses since 2003. He has appeared in Court many times and is a highly regarded expert witness. The large amount of market data that Bruce has available places him in an ideal position to be able to value many types of small business. Bruce has been selling businesses for 20 years. His primary business is selling businesses. This gives him a unique and practical insight into the market, and a real-time knowledge of the current market conditions. It is his experience as a leading Business Broker that enables him to provide clients with accurate assessments and valuation of many business types.

Contact Bruce via his direct mobile o411 226 888 or the office landline 07 5562 2711.


Michael Pittam

Prior to joining Benchmark in 2004 Michael had worked in financial management for 24 years – as a Qualified Accountant, in businesses ranging from small through to large companies. From his studies in accountancy, and the acquired knowledge that Michael has gained over many years, Michael is ideally placed to value all types of business.

He is also a Fellow of the NIA (National Institute of Accountants) ad one of the most experienced members of the Benchmark team.

Contact Michael via his direct mobile 0419 764 706 or the office landline 1300 366 521.


Brian Sander

Brian Sander is one of Australia’s most experienced business brokers, Brian has been selling and valuing businesses for 30 years. Brian is one of the few people in South Australia to hold both qualifications of Valuer and Business Broker. This combination of skills has made him a valuable expert witness in Court matters relating to the valuation of business and goodwill.

He is a certified Business Broker, Land conveyancer and a qualified Valuer. He is an Associate of the Australian Property Institute, the peak body of Valuers in Australia. He is also an associate of and sits on the National Executive of the Australian Institute of Business Brokers. He is a Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Australasia and was the Inaugural winner in 2005 of the Sir Robert Torrens Award for service to the industry. Brian is a certified Level 4 Trainer & Lecturer for both Real Estate Institute of SA and TAFE in Business Sales, Valuation and Documentation.

Contact Brian via his direct mobile 0418 823 248 or the office landline 08 8274 3792.


Owen Mitchell

Owen Mitchell operates from the Melbourne office. Owen is a specialist in all types of business sales – from small to large.

As one of Australia’s most experienced business brokers, he has the experience and expertise to put together large transactions, and ensure that completion occurs with minimum of fuss. Owen is also a Business Valuer, and has qualifications in financial management.

With a focus on M & A (Mergers and Acquisition) transactions he is an experienced negotiator who can provide clients with acumen and expertise to enable business owners to realise the maximum sale value when conducting the sale of their business. This is why Owen has experienced such a high success rate over many years in assisting both business owners and buyers to achieve their desired outcomes.

Contact Mitchell via his direct mobile 0419 900 271 or the office landline 1300 366 521.

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