Ben West

Communications & Digital Officer


Ben is the Communications & Digital Officer at the Co-operative Party, responsible for the Party’s online and offline communications and visual identity.

He comes to the Party having spent the past 2 years at a digital PR agency, planning and delivering digital campaigns for clients including the disability charity Scope and the Pension Justice campaign, winner of the 2012 European Digital Public Affairs awards.

Prior to that, Ben worked in digital communications roles for third-sector organisations including at the National Trust, Oxfam and the UK Youth Climate Coalition. He has also served on the national committee of student campaigning organisation People and Planet and on the living wage as part of Ed Miliband’s campaign for the Labour Party leadership.