Ben Keane Finance & Commercial Director
Ogilvy Australia

Ben is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in the media and communications industry. He began his career in professional services before moving to the communications industry as a Financial Controller at a production company. After that, he was the Finance Director at Burson-Marsteller and more recently at Ogilvy Public Relations.

Ben previously spent six months on a contract role with Ogilvy, assisting the business with the transition to WPP, before becoming its Finance & Commercial Director in September 2017.

Ben’s strengths lie in commercial & financial management, leadership, problem solving and people management.

What matters to Ben? Being a trusted business advisor, and ensuring the business sees the finance function as an aid and not a hindrance to the business. A low golf handicap as well!