Ben Wyatt is the State Treasurer and Member for Legislative Assembly for Victoria Park, representing the Australian Labor Party. After Labor's state election win in March 2017, he became Treasurer and Minister for Finance, Energy and Aboriginal Affairs. In Opposition, he was the Shadow Treasurer, Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Native Title; Kimberley; Pilbara; Cost of Living. Mr Wyatt holds a law degree from the University of Western Australia and attended the London School of Economics on a scholarship. He was a lawyer prior to entering politics.