Ben is the Chief Operating Officer of acclaimed Copenhagen restaurant noma
and board member of non-profit MAD
. Prior to joining noma, Ben was chief executive officer of Shine 360°, the global brand and rights management division of the Shine Group (21st Century Fox). As CEO, Ben led the way in building MasterChef from global television franchise into a multi-million dollar global business across sponsorship and advertiser partnerships, retail and consumer products, digital media experiences, and live events including food and wine festivals and pop-up restaurants.
Ben has spent his career in media and entertainment, previously working with FremantleMedia, Vodafone, and the Warner Music Group. Ben holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, and is an Australian abroad, living with his wife and daughter in Copenhagen, Denmark.