Ben McNamara lives in Sussex and is the Founder & Managing Director of BMDM Events & Media Ltd – a rightsholder business that raises funds, manages stakeholder relations, and delivers the strategy for events such as the Brighton 7s Festival.
He is also an event production consultant for other B2B event businesses and is currently the Senior Portfolio Manager (North America) for Transformative Media Ltd, having worked full-time as a producer at Informa Plc in their global private equity and venture capital brand SuperReturn.
On weekends, Ben is an amateur Rugby Referee, officiating matches for the Sussex Society of RFU Referees as part of the South East Federation, having refereed at National 3 (Level 5) and been an assistant referee at National 1 (Level 3) of the RFU's competition structure.
Ben has an MA in Theological & Biblical Studies from Durham University (2014), having graduated with a BA in Theology from the London School of Theology (2013).
In his spare time, he enjoys various creative projects and listens to a wide range of new and independent music.