Executive Planning Director
Ben's first job was with a small financial publishers. He had an idea, that they should build one of these 'newfangled website things', from the financial data they put in magazines. They did this and the 'first price comparison site' was born.
Buzz ensued and Ben found his picture in various publications he'd never heard of and was called by an Agency. He went to visit them, saw the pool tables and bar and his advertising career began.
15 years later, a variety of Planning Director and Managing Partner roles and here he is. Helping clients come up with ideas that make people desire their brands and delivering these ideas across all channels, above, below or somewhere in the middle of the line.
He's worked with lots of clients including: Bentley, Braun, Dulux, Fairy, Ford, HarperCollins, IBM, IKEA, Intel, Jaguar, Ladbrokes, Land Rover, Lloyds TSB, Motorola, Nationwide, Orange, Pringles, Prudential, Tampax, Vauxhall, and Virgin.
Previous roles: Head of Digital, Rapier. Managing Partner, Agency.com. Global Planning Director, Global Beach. European Planning Director, Wunderman Interactive.