Ben Bowring is an Advocacy Projects Manager with LeadWest. Ben
works closely with LeadWest's CEO, Directors, Members and
Affiliates to identify and advocate for the funding and services
Melbourne's west needs. He also helps councils, businesses and
organisations in Melbourne's west to work together to tackle
shared, regional challenges.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and has a diverse background in government, corporate and not-for-profit organisations. In government, he has worked as a public servant with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Victorian Department of Education, as well as serving as Senior Adviser on Social Policy to former Victorian Premier Denis Napthine. Ben has also worked in external affairs in the health insurance industry, and as Government and University Relations Manager with the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience.
Originally from Tasmania, Ben is now a full-time Melburnian and a passionate advocate for living and working in Melbourne's west.