Ben Walmsley

Ben Walmsley was appointed Commercial Director of The Sun, The Times and Sunday Times in January 2019, having held the role of Digital Commercial Director since May 2016. Ben leads the teams selling advertising across all platforms, driving commercial product strategy and partnerships, and the digital operations teams. Prior to joining News UK, Ben held several leadership positions at ad technology company Sizmek, having joined in 2011 from Yahoo! where he led a team responsible for strategic partnerships across the EMEA region.

Inspired by the impact of technology on the future of content production and consumption, Ben’s focus at News UK is the creation of trusted, engaging and innovative advertising experiences to secure the future of great journalism on all platforms.

Ben is married with two children and lives in North London.