Ben studied his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Brunel University in West London before specialising with a Masters degree in Polymer Technology from De Montfort University in Leicester. Ben is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM). Ben joined KP (LINPAC) in 2010 as Innovation Manager, based at the Featherstone site in West Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. His current role includes developing and delivering strategic plans for profitable growth of the kp tray portfolio. Ben lives with his wife on the outskirts of Leeds and his hobbies include model making and following rugby.