Special Advisor for Strategic Communications

Ben joins J Street after serving as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill’s Digital Director during the 2018 midterms, part of a team that achieved the largest red-to-blue swing nationwide. From a communications placement with the International Criminal Court to the news desk of SBS Australia, from serving as an Australian diplomatic officer to founding a refugee non-profit in the US, Ben has worked at the intersection of media, politics and international relations his entire career. Originally from Australia, he holds a Bachelor’s in communications and international affairs from the University of South Australia and a Master of Laws from Australian National University.