Ben joined ICG after working as Group Public Affairs Manager at Alliance Boots. In this role, he worked with senior directors on a range of business, political and health issues, as well as coordinating external engagement on key retail policy and healthcare developments. Prior to Alliance Boots, Ben worked for Grandparents Plus, a small campaigning charity where he played a key role in campaigning for changes to the Welfare Reform Act 2012 to provide additional rights for family and friends carers.
Ben has worked in the office of a Labour MP, and provided campaigns and policy support to an Independent candidate at the 2010 General Election. Ben has an MA in Public Policy from King’s College, London, and a B.Soc.Sci in Politics and International Relations from the University of Manchester.