Ben is a communications professional with experience in delivering high level media advice and communications materials, with a background in wider strategy, media management and stakeholder engagement.
Ben has experience working in government and managing private sector stakeholders across the transport and infrastructure portfolios. This includes hands on media management, developing proactive and reactive media plans, while also assisting with the general rollout of policy and strategy.
Before SEC Newgate, Ben was a media adviser in the Office of the Premier of Victoria and at Victoria’s Department of Transport. This included contributing to the communications and strategic advice behind Victoria’s Big Build program, while liaising with Victoria’s transport and road operators to improve commuter understanding of the rail, road, tram and bus networks.
Ben previously also had five years’ experience as journalist and broadcaster, working for Eurosport and Perform Media, while also a contributor to Guardian Australia and SBS.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts from La Trobe University, majoring in Communications and Media
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