Dr Con Berbatis has been active in the fields of commerce, community (including philanthropy and cause activism) and pharmacy. He was a lecturer and researcher of pharmacy at Curtin University, University of Sydney, and Monash University. Dr Berbatis co-developed medical centres, retail centres, accommodation and hospitality assets, general commercial and residential property in the 1970s. He was a national reporter on international pharmacy research and developments in the 1980s. His commercial career included the development of Kardinya and Waterford shopping centres, the acquisition and operation of three modern hostels in Perth, and the redevelopments of Holiday Inn Perth City Centre and the Esplanade Hotel in Port Hedland. In 2018, Dr Berbatis was listed in the top 29 of WA's Rich List.