Ben is the Director of Environmental Policy & Economics for the Air Quality Consultants, Noise Consultants and Logika Consultants Group. Ben has 18 years’ experience in the delivery, management and direction of high-profile consultancy projects for public and private sector clients around the world concerning environmental policy.
Between 2015 to 2020, as Technical Director at Ricardo Energy & Environment, Ben established and led their Environmental Policy Team composed of economists, engineers and policy specialists. He was also responsible for leading the development and delivery of Ricardo's international air quality work, in particular across Europe and Asia. Ben joined Ricardo Energy & Environment from Amec Foster Wheeler where he managed the company’s Environmental Policy and Economics Team. Prior to joining Amec Foster Wheeler, Ben worked as a Policy Advisor on transport and industrial-related policy and technology in the Air Quality Division at the UK Environment Ministry (DEFRA).
Ben has led a number of high profile and high value consultancy projects for public and private sector clients concerning environmental policy, with particular expertise in air quality, emissions, agriculture, water, climate change, chemicals and industrial pollution control policy. He has led a number of impact assessments and ex-post evaluations helping clients to develop robust and cost-effective policies. Clients include the Asian Development Bank, World Bank, GIZ, European Commission, European Environment Agency, European Chemicals Agency, national Government Departments and agencies, industry (individual companies and trade bodies) and NGOs.