Ben Whitmarsh-Knight

Senior Director, Accounting & Group Financial Controller at Optimizely

Ben Whitmarsh-Knight (ACA) has a diverse background in finance and accounting, with experience at companies such as Optimizely, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Forward3D, KPMG UK, and Levy Restaurants. Throughout their career, Ben has held various roles such as Senior Director, Director, and Global Group Consolidation Accountant, where Ben has demonstrated their expertise in financial reporting, audit, management accounting, and team leadership. Ben graduated from Cardiff University with a Bachelor of Science (BSc Hons) in Mathematics.



  • Senior Director, Accounting & Group Financial Controller

    September, 2022 - present

  • Director, Group Financial Reporting

    June, 2020

  • Global Group Consolidation Accountant

    January, 2018