Head of Level39
Former Royal Marines Officer
Featured on the BBC documentary ‘Situation Vacant’ (1994), Ben started his career serving with the Royal Marines for five years; eventually being promoted to the rank of Captain.
Joining JP Morgan as an analyst, he worked in New York, London and the Middle East, before launching his first digital business in 2001. As the world’s first crowdfunding business, Bmycharity combined payments, social networking and data analytics, enabling 800,000 donors to deliver more than £50 million to UK charities.
Since February 2016, as ‘ambassador’ for the Royal Navy and Heropreneurs, Ben has been the Head of Level39, supporting 200 high-growth technology companies who are transforming the security, productivity and reach of global financial services and other sectors.
Ben holds the unbroken world record for endurance abseiling and is the winner of the Royal Navy Innovation Award.