Ben is an experienced social researcher and award-winning filmmaker.
He has over five years experience in senior research and strategy roles in the Department for Constitutional Affairs (now Ministry of Justice), Department for Communities and Local Government and HM Revenue & Customs. He has worked with the think tanks Demos (UK) and Vison (Italy) on international development issues and presented research findings to UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs and OECD international conferences.
Ben has also produced and directed short documentaries with the independent production company Faction Films; freelance research and advocacy films for NGOs and government; award-winning short fiction films, one of which was nominated for the prestigious Palme D'Or.
Education: MSc in Gender & Development, London School of Economics, and MA Cantab in Social & Political Science.
Spoken Languages: English