Ben Shimshon
Founding Partner

Ben Shimshon is a Founding Partner at BritainThinks.

Ben is a leading insight practitioner, conducting research and providing strategic advice to high-level clients including Pearson Plc, Thames Water, The Home Office,  British Gas, The National Trust, McDonald’s, PWC and Shelter alongside a wide range of other private and third sector organisations. He specialises in providing clients with policy, positioning, campaign and communication advice rooted in our qualitative and quantitative insight.

Ben appears regularly on platforms and in the media, commenting on public opinion and political sentiment, and he writes frequently for a range of newspapers, magazines and websites. Ben has contributed to a number of insight and research conferences for, among others, the MRS, AQA and AURA.

Prior to founding BritainThinks, Ben was a Director of Brand Democracy, and held a number of roles in and around UK politics and think tanks. He is a trustee of The UK Friends of The Abraham Fund Initiatives, and served on the Commission on the Future of Council Housing in Southwark.