Ben Richardson joins Finsbury as Partner in Hong Kong

Before moving to Hong Kong, Ben was Managing Director and Partner for Bell Pottinger in Malaysia. Ben was responsible for setting up the company’s operations, building a local team and winning market-leading clients. Ben also worked for Bell Pottinger in Singapore where he advised clients in the telecoms and FMCG industries, and delivered bespoke media and crisis training programmes.

Ben Richardson spent 10 years at the BBC, where his roles included digital journalist, features writer, desk editor, programme head in Mumbai, India, and bureau chief in Singapore. While in Singapore, Ben ran the BBC’s flagship business programme in Asia and oversaw the launch of two websites and a global TV news programme. Ben worked at Bloomberg News for five-and-a-half years in Hungary and London. Ben graduated from Durham University and speaks fluent Hungarian and Italian.