Ben Hewitt

SAS Trustee

Ben Hewitt is a leading global communications, media and public relations specialist with a proven track record in delivering high impact campaign strategies and crisis management for Governments and the not-for-profit sector. Ben spent the last 18 months as Campaign Director for Save the Children in India and is now Operations Director for Save the Children’s biggest ever global campaign in over 50 countries.

Ben has an in-depth knowledge of the charity sector and managed a successful Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for Darfur with 13 major charities and the UK’s leading broadcasters raising over £14 million from the public in one week. He joined Save the Children as Head of Media in 2005 and led a six-fold increase in media coverage and transformed the media operation being recognised by the Editor of a major UK newspaper as ”the most exciting and innovative of the big charities at the moment”.

Ben lives with his wife and 3 children in Braunton, North Devon and has been a surfer for over 20 years.