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Ben Hewett is the Director for Strategic Services in the NSW Government Architect’s Office. In this role Ben leads the Office’s strategic function, providing design advice across government and to Urban Growth NSW.

Ben was the inaugural South Australian Government Architect, operating in the role from 2010 to 2014. Concurrently, Ben was executive director of the Office for Design and Architecture SA, which implemented South Australia’s highly regarded Design Review Program. Prior to this, Ben was executive director of the Integrated Design Commission, and director of “5000+, an Integrated Design Strategy for inner Adelaide.” Led by the Commission, 5000+ was a national pilot project that saw collaboration between three tiers of government and industry and academia representatives, to develop a design-based vision for Adelaide.

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