Ben Liebmann has spent his career working with some of the world’s most extraordinary creators – musicians, film and television writers and producers, and chefs.
He is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Understory, a Copenhagen-based production and rights management company that is dedicated to creating genre-defining entertainment with purpose and impact. The company recently commenced production on its first series, an epic eight-episode documentary for one of the global streamers.
Ben also acts as Chief Operating Officer of the internationally acclaimed restaurant Noma, four times recognised as the World’s Best Restaurant, and Board Member of MAD, a non-profit working to create lasting change within the global hospitality community and food system.
Previously, Ben worked as Group Chief Executive Officer of Shine 360°, leading the global enterprises and rights management division of the Shine Group and working with franchises and scripted series including MasterChef, One Born Every Minute, Broadchurch, and The Bridge.
Ben has also worked with Shine Australia, FremantleMedia Australia and Warner Music Group.
Hailing from Sydney, he is an Australian abroad, living with his wife and daughter in Denmark.
We acknowledge and pay respects to the Yugambeh people of the Gold Coast and all their descendants both past and present. We also acknowledge the many Aboriginal people from other regions as well as Torres Strait and South Sea Islander people who now live in the local area and have made an important contribution to the community.