Ben Kensell

Hibernian FC
Ben Kensell

A commercially and strategically focused CEO with over 16 years’ experience in football club management across commercial, finance, operations and more latterly the on-pitch performance overseeing all areas on the football and non-football sides.

Having spent 7 years at Arsenal as Commercial Operations Controller focused mainly on the Premium offering of the Club and Box levels through to the 'Arsenalisation' of bringing the Emirates Stadium to life through to the hosting of Concerts. Next stop, Charlton Athletic as Chief Commercial Officer growing all club-controlled revenue streams over a two-year period. Following this over 7 years at Norwich City as COO achieving 3 promotions to the Premier League while building the self-financing model the club is so well known for as being the most successful self-sustaining club not reliant on external or owner led funding through robust growth in player trading, club-controlled income, and central distribution management.

Currently, Ben is one year into his CEO role at Hibernian, where he's responsible for all areas across football and non-football and loving the journey.



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