Born and raised in Sydney, Ben graduated Industrial Design from UNSW in 2003. A year later, the British Council facilitated his move to the UK where he worked in the Tom Dixon studio. Then In 2007 he relocated to Hong Kong and continues to be based there, working in the office of Michael Young (design legend). Over the years Ben's designs have attracted several awards and grants; the Australian Council, British council, a solo show at the Object Gallery in Sydney, and exhibitions in Tokyo, Milan, Hong Kong, London, etc. He also likes to write music, long walks on the beach and has an impressive array of woodworking skills.