Originally from Leeds, England Ben grew up in a family run Hotel with his Mother, Father and 2 Sisters. Upon completing high school Ben began travelling where he visited Australia, America, Japan and several places in Europe. After several years of working as an IT Consultant in England and Japan Ben moved to Vancouver with his long-term partner where he began the BCIT New Media program.
Ben was previously a volunteer speaker at the American Chamber of Commerce, Tokyo giving talks about “Women in the workplace” and “Sexism in the workplace”. In his spare time Ben plays soccer and regularly hikes with his girlfriend and puppy.