Benjamin is Global Counsel’s Managing Director and co-founder, and leads the business. He supports clients on market access issues in Europe and Asia, and leads client teams working on issues ranging from technology to natural resources.
Benjamin has a background in business and politics with a career split between working in the media and government. His last role in government was as the Director of Strategic Communications for the British Prime Minister between 2005-7. Previously, he worked in the Department of Trade and Industry, and the Cabinet Office. His business career includes roles in publishing in both the UK and Russia.
Recent examples of his work include:
- Advising the senior leadership of a technology company seeking to engage with European policymakers to explain their contribution to the digital economy.
- Working with a global hospitality business to help them navigate the policy challenges presented by covid-19.
- Supporting investors understand the political risks of proposed transactions in the UK life sciences market.