Ben joined Maritime UK from a political consultancy. Prior to this he worked for the Labour Party as a campaign manager, and ran the Labour deputy leadership campaign of Angela Eagle MP. He studied Politics at the University of Warwick and East Asian studies at City University of Hong Kong. Ben is a director of a digital communications agency.
He has responsibility for coordinating and leading the activity of Maritime UK, working with the Board to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan for the organisation, including delivery of the recommendations for industry within the Maritime Growth Study.