Ben joined the team at Wanstead in 2020. He studied Zoology at the university of Glasgow, graduating in 2011. He then moved to Israel in 2013 to work for a year at Jerusalem Zoo and then to America in 2014 to work at the Orlando Science Centre. He worked with large carnivores in Jerusalem and many reptiles and amphibians in Orlando. Ben now lives with his wife, Carrie, and Maltese dog, Bella. Ben is hoping to start studying for his nursing qualification soon.