Ben is part of the core team at Satori Lab
He is a communications and community development professional with a particular interest in digital technology and data. He has worked for local authorities in England and Wales as well as managing a UK-wide community sustainability programme.
He focuses on the interface between culture, data and digital technology. He draws on a long experience of leading successful change programmes in public value organisations and his current work with private, public and third sector organisations supporting them to make better use of their data.
As well as his wide ranging technical and scientific training Ben is a skilled communicator (a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations) and facilitator. He specialises in facilitating and supporting stakeholder dialogue and consensus building events.
He leads on technical and data aspects of Satori Lab projects.
Ben is actively involved in the digital humanitarian movement and is a core team member of the Standby Task Force (a global crisis mapping movement). The Standby Task Force uses cutting edge digital tools to improve the response to disasters by ensuring responders have timely and accurate information.
He has experience as a non-executive director in housing and as a charity trustee. He is also an Associate of the BrightSpace Foundation.