Based in Sydney, Ben is jointly responsible for oversight of GRACosway’s corporate and financial communications practice.
Ben has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist and trusted communications adviser to both corporate and government leaders, providing communications counsel to a broad range of clients managing complex and sensitive projects. He also leads GRACosway’s media and presentation training sessions for senior executives in the corporate, investment banking and professional services sectors.
Prior to joining GRACosway, Ben was the Senior Media Adviser and spokesperson for a former NSW Premier. He was also Senior Media Adviser to a NSW Health Minister, and Energy and Utilities Minister.
Before his career in politics, Ben held a number of journalism roles with the ABC, including three years as NSW Parliamentary Reporter for ABC TV, and prior to that, Africa correspondent for ABC TV and radio. Ben has also worked in current affairs with ABC Radio.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from the University of South Australia.