2017 One Show Film Jury
Ben is Founder & and Chief Creative Officer at adam&eveddb.
He started his career at O&M in 1990, before going on to work at CDP, Lowe Howard-Spink and TBWA.
In 2004 he joined Rainey Kelly, teaming up with James Murphy and David Golding.
In 2008 the trio left to set up adam&eve.
Just two years later in 2010, the agency achieved an industry first, being named both Campaign and Marketing magazines’ Creative Agency of the Year. In 2012 they won the coveted IPA Effectiveness Awards Grand Prix for their John Lewis work. Later that year adam&eve was acquired by Omnicom and merged with DDB London.
In 2014 adam&eveddb won four Grand Prix’s, 7 Gold’s and was crowned Agency of the Year at Cannes, for work on John Lewis, Harvey Nichols, Google and Marmite. Later that year they were also named Campaign magazine’s Agency of the Year for the second time, as well as winning their second consecutive IPA Grand Prix, (this time for Foster’s), and Agency of the Year at Eurobest, Epica, LIA, AdAge, British Arrows and Shots.
In 2015 the agency won Film Craft Grand Prix and Effectiveness Gold at Cannes for John Lewis. In December of that year adam&eveddb was named Campaign Magazine’s Agency of the Year for the second year running.
Ben splits his time between London, Sussex and Selhurst Park.