A specialist in stakeholder engagement, planning, political monitoring and community consultation, Ben has been with MCE since 2016.
With experience working at European, Westminster and Assembly levels, in addition to being a City Councillor between 2014 - 2019, Ben has a wealth of knowledge and experience of the political and legislative processes across these islands. Prior to joining MCE, Ben worked for a consultancy firm in the Middle East advising government and civil society organisations in conflict transformation.
He is an Accredited Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and is a graduate of the Washington Ireland Program for Service and Leadership, working with the Northern Ireland Bureau in Washington DC.
He currently sits as a Board Director of Intercomm Ireland and for the Impact Network NI. In previous years, he has been a School Governor of a local primary school.