Ben Roberts

Ben is a highly-skilled strategic communication and marketing expert with comprehensive experience in the defence industry and in the Australian Public Service. He is also ADROITA's ACT Regional Lead.

A Navy veteran, Ben has spent the past several years in senior communication and marketing roles in the defence industry, and prior to that he was a senior speechwriter in the Department of Home Affairs, and later at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Ben has written for Prime Ministers, Ministers, Departmental secretaries, CEOs, senior Australian Defence Force officers, ambassadors, and many other people. He is adept at writing speeches, Cabinet or Ministerial submissions, Parliamentary committee statements, opinion editorials, quad charts, report forewords, talking points, media statements, news articles, managing social media, and writing anything requiring a strategic narrative. He is passionate about strategic communication, marketing, and leadership.

Ben works with ADROITA's clients to assist them with their communication and marketing requirements to help position them for success as Defence ready businesses, and likewise engages in direct consulting to government to provide strategic communication assistance on government programs and projects, while also managing ADROITA's communication and marketing. He says that the key to good communication is to be clear, rather than to be clever.


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