Ben has been working to help grow tech and digital business for the last decade. He is MD of TechSPARK the Southwest’s network for tech start up and scale ups working with 25,000 people a month to help them recruit, network and raise capital in the UK’s most productive tech cluster.
Prior to working for TechSPARK, Ben worked in consultancy with businesses opening new sites internationally. In this role he helped set up Invest Bristol & Bath and the Netherlands consulate for the north of England. Ben is a co-founder of Bristol Tech Festival and sits on the boards of Tech South West, Tech Swindon and Bristol’s One City Board.