Ben studied at the University of Sheffield graduating in 1994. He joined Foster + Partners in 2001 as part of the site based team for HSBC’s headquarters in Canary Wharf and went on to complete a major refurbishment of the Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts. Ben was made Partner in 2011 and subsequently completed the SSE Hydro Arena – a 12,500 seat entertainment venue in Glasgow. He was responsible for the award winning 54,000sqm Crossrail Place in Canary Wharf. Ben has since led a multidisciplinary team on a number of innovative global retail projects for Apple.