Ben currently leads the Group M regional relationship covering Northern UK and Irish agencies for. Originally hailing from New Zealand, Ben got his start in media taking an internship at OMD Auckland where he worked as a planner in the entertainment team across clients such as NZ Cricket, Sony PlayStation and Warner Bros. films. Upon moving to the UK mid-2013, Ben took up a senior planner role at Mindshare UK working on their marquee client Unilever. In early 2016, Ben moved to Dublin to take up a role at Facebook and Instagram.