Board Director, Harvard


Ben is a proud graduate of the inaugural Xec cohort

Ben heads up one of Harvard’s B2B divisions and DE&I across the agency, and helps shape the strategic direction of the business as a board director. He is a proud graduate of the inaugural Xec cohort.


Why did you sign up to be a judge for The Pros Awards 2024?
Celebrating the work and talent showcased in The Pros Awards matters. We are providing a legitimate platform for people to become heroes, role models, and winners. And, let’s be really honest, the industry needs this because no one else is going to do it.
What was your favourite PR/comms story from 2023 and why?
I’m not sure it’s what you’re after, but I thought the Gary Linekar Twitter issue earlier this year was fascinating for many reasons. The way his colleagues like Ian Wright immediately stepped in to support him, and the fact that MotD couldn’t be filmed, showed the power that people have with their voice (or refusal to use it).