A frequent writer and speaker on trends, leadership and performance management, he has directed hundreds of surveys examining consumer trends and citizen behaviour.
Ben’s experience includes many years working on corporate reputation and consumer research for high-profile private sector companies including Sky TV and IBM. Since 1992 he has worked closely with both Conservative and Labour ministers and senior policy makers across government, leading on work for Downing Street, the Cabinet Office, the Home Office and the Department of Health, as well as a wide range of local authorities and NHS Trusts.
Ben is a Visiting Professor at Kings College London, and a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. He serves on advisory groups at the Kings Fund, and the Social Market Foundation (SMF), and is a Trustee at the Centre for London, as well as a patron of Create Streets. He recently served as a commissioner on the Resolution Foundation's Intergenerational Commission. He is a Council member of the CBI for London. He was named in GQ’s 100 Most Connected Men of 2015 and regularly appears on national TV and radio programmes.