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First name
Benjamin
 Wegg-Prosser

Job title
CEO
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Benjamin is GC's CEO and co-founder. He advises clients on issues ranging from technology and media to natural resources and real estate.

Benjamin is Global Counsel’s CEO, co-founder and leads the business. He supports client teams working on issues ranging from technology and media to natural resources and real estate.

Benjamin has a background in business and politics with a career split between working in the media and the UK 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 for both established media companies and digital start-ups.

Recent examples of his work include:

  • Advising the senior leadership of a major software company seeking to engage with European policymakers to explain their contribution to the digital economy.
  • Working with an international hospitality business to help senior management navigate the policy challenges presented by covid-19 in Europe.
  • Supporting a global investor understand the political risk of a transaction in the UK life sciences market.