Ben is a Sussex based Event Portfolio Manager, and is currently a Conference Programme Director for Fastmarkets serving the commodity markets at the beating heart of today’s economy and critical to the transition to a low-carbon economy.
He has been a Lead Conference Producer & Manager for several other businesses throughout his career, and has a wide understanding of the finance industry and the move to sustainability in the international marketplace. His roles have included creating events for the world-renowned Private Equity and VC series 'SuperReturn' (an Informa Plc brand), international forums for Single Family Offices and UHNWIs, as well conferences for a range of startups, SMEs, and high-growth companies.
Ben is also the Founding Director of BMDM Events & Media Ltd – a rightsholder business that raises funds, manages stakeholder relations, and delivers the strategy for a range of consumer events, including:
Audio Optic Craft ; Brighton 7s Festival and; Sussex 7s Series
On weekends, Ben is a Semi-Professional Rugby Union Match Official on behalf of England Rugby, and is currently an Assistant Referee on the RFU's National League Match Official Team. He also represents the Sussex Society of RFU Referees for all other non-RFU appointed fixtures.
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.