Director and Head of Crisis Communications
Ben has over 20 years of communications experience and has been one of Luther Pendragon’s owners since 2011. He specialises in reputation and crisis management and heads up campaigns and client work across the private and not-for-profit sectors.
Ben’s clients have ranged from major corporates, including Zurich, the John Lewis Partnership, NIKE and Severn Trent, through to third sector organisations such as the Church of England, Islamic Relief Worldwide and Guide Dogs. He has advised on the media and political aspects of a wide variety of issues, from the Grenfell Tower Fire and the London Terror Attacks, through to the 2012 and 2016 Olympics and state occasions such as the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. In the education world, Ben has led Luther’s work for Essex, Surrey and Croydon Councils, advises the senior management teams of multi-academy trusts and independent schools, and has worked on a number of free school and academy launches.