Ben Fletcher is EEF’s Director of External Affairs and Policy and is responsible for promoting and representing the manufacturing and engineering sectors to key audiences in government, politics and the media across the UK and internationally, including at the EU. He also has responsibility for leading EEF’s policy development work, providing a powerful voice into government, ensuring the sector has a strong role in shaping policy.
Ben joined EEF from the London Legacy Development Corporation where he was Director of Communication, Marketing and Strategy for the largest and most successful urban regeneration programme in Europe.
Ben’s previous career spanned over 20 years in the civil service. This included leading the Home Secretary’s Strategic Policy Team, managing the 2012 Olympic Security communications programme, and establishing the Security Industry Engagement team in the Home Office.