About Ben Matthews

Hello, I’m Ben Matthews

Based in London

Co-Founder and Director at Empower

Brief summary of my story so far:

  • Director at Empower, a digital communications agency. Clients include UN Refugee Agency, UNICEF, The Green Party, Amnesty International, The Engine Room, GivePanel, Open University, Full Fact, One Home and Bang & Olufsen.
  • Awarded Young PR Professional of the Year and is the youngest ever PR professional to be featured in PR Week
  • Founder of Bright One, a volunteer-run communications agency for the Third Sector, whose client experience includes Amnesty International, Centrepoint, St Dunstan’s and the London Green Fair
  • Founding member of Twestival, a series of fundraising events using Twitter, which raised over $2 million for numerous charities
  • Founding member of 33 Digital, an international digital PR and marketing agency, where he managed accounts for O2, Microsoft, and the Financial Times among others
  • Former board member of Charity Comms, the professional body for charity sector communications
  • Volunteer product manager at Sunday Assembly
  • Building Good Here, an open database of social impact startups and funding.

Contact me

Want to ask me something? Email me at [email protected]


My book, Freelance in 30 Days, is out now

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