Ben Hubbard is a self-employed consultant, specialising in public affairs, public policy, public administration, governance and risk. Ben has worked in some of the most challenging and complex policy and political environments of recent times – as Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, CEO of the Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority, Chief of Staff to the Deputy PM and Minister for Education and Workplace Relations, and Senior Political Adviser to the Victorian Premier.
More recently, he was Chief Strategy Officer at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. Ben led the firm’s work across public policy, advocacy, strategy, risk and innovation.
Ben holds graduate (BCom) and postgraduate qualifications (MPubPol) from the University of Melbourne, and has completed the AICD Company Directors Course. Ben is a Victorian Councillor for the AICD and a Fellow (FAICD), a Director and Vice President of YMCA Australia, and is a Director of the Clifton Hill / North Fitzroy Community Bank.