Ben is Group Design Director at the Co-op working to re-create the Co-op for a digital era, and demonstrate a different way of doing business for an increasingly connected community.
Ben is also a partner of Public Digital a consultancy which helps digitally transform non-UK Governments and large organisations.
In 2017 he was inducted into the Design Week Hall of Fame. He's won various industry
awards including the Design Museum's Design of the Year and a D&AD Black Pencil.
Ben holds a series of non-exec roles; a Governor of University of the Arts London, a member of the HS2 Design Panel and an advisor to the London Design Festival.
He co-founded the VC backed Newspaper Club exiting the business in 2015 with a sale.
Ben was Director of Design at the Government Digital Service from 2011 until September 2015 where he led a multi-disciplinary design team working across government on GOV.UK.
Prior to that he was Design Director at Wieden + Kennedy.