Ben Terrett

Ben is Director of Design at the Government Digital Service where he leads a multi-disciplinary design team working across government on GOV.UK.

He joined the Cabinet Office in 2012 when GDS was set up to deliver the recommendations in Martha Lane Fox's "Digital by Default" report. Prior to that he was Design Director at Wieden + Kennedy, the advertising agency.

Ben is also a Governor of University of the Arts London and advisor to the London Design Festival. He co-founded the VC backed Newspaper Club exiting the business in 2015 with a sale. He's won various industry awards including the Design Museum's Design of the Year and a D&AD Black Pencil.


Ben Terrett - 2015 profile picture


Ben's blog Noisy Decent Graphics, blog as a UAL Governor, photos on Flickr, Ben's Twitter and Linkedin, the GDS Design Principles and GOV.UK.

A video of Ben's talk at the Bloomberg Businessweek Design conference is below and here is an interview about design with Ben on Peter Day's World of Business.


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Email ben dot terrett at gmail