Ben joined the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) as an Innovation Partner in 2017. He is
responsible for identifying technologies and innovations that could offer benefit to UK Defence and Security, and then helping accelerate their development and adoption within Government.
Prior to joining DASA, Ben led the Ministry of Defence’s response to the Government Chief Scientific Advisor’s review of MOD’s Science & Technology Capability. Ben has worked for both the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory and Defence Equipment & Support organisations in areas spanning autonomy; modelling and simulation; test and evaluation; communications; and cyber. For two years he was the Private Secretary to Dstl’s Chief Executive.
Ben has a Masters in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford.