Ben Hamilton has over 20 years experience in media, political, corporate and advisory roles working on complex communication tasks including crisis and issues management, reputation management, public affairs, stakeholder management and industry advocacy. He has industry expertise in the financial services, energy and resources, retail, sport and agriculture sectors.
Before joining FTI Consulting, Ben held executive and general management roles in the energy and utilities industry in areas including corporate communications, government relations, brand and marketing, strategic planning, business improvement and information technology.
Ben has worked extensively on integrated internal and external communications campaigns involving major changes such as rebranding, asset sales and business restructuring. He is also experienced in the development and implementation of community and stakeholder relations campaigns, along with integrated communications and marketing programs.
Ben has been a board member of a major independent consumer dispute resolution scheme, a member of a Commonwealth Government innovation advisory council, and also served on the founding executive committee of a leading industry association.
Ben has worked as a media and policy advisor at the New South Wales Parliament, and as a radio journalist, news editor and communications tutor.
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Level 22, Gateway
1 Macquarie Place
Sydney, NSW 2000
Crisis Communications & Preparedness
Media & Presentation Training