Ken has over 40 years of experience in corporate law, specialising in the energy and natural resources sector. In 2017, he was awarded the Gold Medal by the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is currently Chair of Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame and a member of Queensland Library Foundation Council.

He has held a range of directorships and board management positions, including: Chairman of Highlands Pacific Limited; Deputy Chancellor of Bond University; Deputy Chairman of the Queensland Investment Corporation, Director of Save the Children Fund Australia.