Ben Crosland to lead Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s UK comms

Ben Crosland to lead Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s UK comms

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has appointed Ben Crosland as its senior communications officer for UK and Nordics.

Crosland will join the foundation’s London office and be responsible for all comms across the regions. He will report to Carolyn Esser, the foundation’s deputy director of Europe and Middle East communications.

He joins from the Bank of England, where he helped to develop the bank’s new-look public comms and education materials for the recent polymer banknote launches.

Crosland has also been an adviser at HM Treasury, a press officer to David Cameron and an associate director at Fishburn.

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