Ben Terrett

CEO

Staff

Practices:

Service design

Ben Terrett is CEO at Public Digital. In 2018 he was elected a Royal Designer for Industry, the first ever for Service Design. He’s won various industry awards including the Design Museum’s Design of the Year and a D&AD Black Pencil. In 2017 he was inducted into the Design Week Hall of Fame.

Ben holds a series of non-exec roles; a Governor of University of the Arts London, a Trustee of D&AD, a member of the HS2 Design Panel and an advisor to the London Design Festival. He co-founded the VC backed Newspaper Club which he exited after a sale in 2015. He is an angel investor in several start-ups.

Previously Ben was Group Design Director at the Co-op (2015 – 2017) Director of Design at the Government Digital Service (2011 – 2015) and Design Director at Wieden + Kennedy, the advertising agency.

Ask Ben about:

  • Making service design work in large organisations
  • Things that good Chief Digital Officers know and do
  • Branding and communication