Who we are

Ben Fennell, CEO and Founder

Before founding THE GROWTH HOUSE, Ben spent over a decade running BBH London as CEO, helping some of the world’s biggest businesses and brands to grow. Businesses like Audi, Barclays, British Airways, Virgin Media and Tesco. During his time as CEO, Ben and his team delivered more than £600 million of revenue for BBH, and £170 million of profit. Ben is passionate about helping leaders, teams and businesses to grow. He has recently launched The Growth House Podcast and has written a book on World Class Leadership and Teamship with Will Greenwood for release later this year.


Tania Kane is a TV producer with more than 20 years of experience, she has worked across every category and every timeline and budget. She has worked on the world’s biggest brands, at the UK’s most creative agencies: BBH and Mother. Tania is expert at balancing the sometimes divergent objectives of quality, value and speed. She manages the production of all Growth House films. Tania is married with two boys. She is passionate, purposeful and Australian!!


Emily Harris has 20 years of experience in web and graphic design, working both client and agency side. She has worked with the likes of BT, Costa, Virgin Media, BBH, and Ella’s Kitchen. During a Growth Day, Emily designs all of the takeaway assets live so that clients finish the day with their agreements and commitments already captured and crafted. She is married and mother of a daughter, son and step daughter. Emily leads a very active life and is always looking forward to her next physical challenge.


Ben is an animator and illustrator with more than ten years of experience. He has worked with and for many of the best agencies in the UK. Ben has created films for brands like JLR, Halfords and London Midland. Ben has three kids and loves football, running and cycling.

Sarah Margot


Sarah Margot spent more thank 15 years at BBH, many of those as Ben’s PA. During her time at BBH, she was responsible for all client marketing, all events, conferences and workshops, she ran Culture Club and was engaged in a number of BBH’s CSR programmes. Sarah joined the Growth House at the end of 2020.

Our speakers

At a Growth Day we engage world class speakers in an intimate, candid and interactive fashion.

Kate Richardson-Walsh

Gold Medal Captain
GB Hockey
Dan Carter


Rugby World Cup

Victoria Milligan

Victoria Milligan

Wellbeing &

Dr Adam Carey

Performance, Energy, Wellbeing

Ama Agbeze

Ama Agbeze

Gold Medal Captain
GB Netball

Will Greenwood

Will Greenwood

Rugby World
Cup Winner


SAS Veteran

15 years of
Combat Service

Olly Phillips

Olly Phillips

Adventurer and four times world record holder