Leader Biography

Elder Benjamin M. Z. Tai

Elder Benjamin M. Z. Tai was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 6, 2019, at age 46. At the time of his call he had been serving as an Area Seventy and a member of the Eighth Quorum of the Seventy in the Asia Area.


Elder Tai received a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from Brigham Young University in 1996 and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Anderson School of Management in 2003. He has worked in the investment banking and real estate development industries.

Elder Tai has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Australia Melbourne Mission, branch president, district executive secretary, Sunday School teacher, counselor in a district presidency, and district president.

Benjamin Ming Zhe Tai was born in Hong Kong on May 20, 1972. He married Naomi Toma in 1995. They are the parents of six children.

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