MEET THE EXPERTS
Open Source Intelligence and analysis expert
He formerly served as a police officer who thrived in intelligence roles, including time spent with the Metropolitan Police Special Branch and Counter Terrorism Command. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in International Politics and Strategic Studies from Aberystwyth University, Wales, and a Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies from Brunel University. Ben is also a Government-appointed member of the Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee.
His academic studies today include research into the human stories of WW1. We are told he used to play cricket.