Ben started his career as a Lighting Technician at the National Theatre, where he worked across all three spaces before specialising as a Senior Lighting Tech in the Olivier Theatre. During this time, he worked on a huge number of shows including the premier productions of War Horse, Coram Boy, Frankenstein and the Broadway transfer of Fela!; was a part of the very first NT Live broadcasts and enjoyed lighting the annual outdoor summer season Watch This Space.

He now resides back in the West Country with his wife, two cats and a campervan, and is branching out into working in other areas including TV, events and festivals. He has toured the UK and internationally with the National Theatre on One Man, Two Guvnors and Hamlet, as well as for DV8 Physical Theatre on Can We Talk About This & John, which included an NT Live. Professional lighting design credits include Bluebeard at the Soho Theatre, Secret Cinema's production of Grease and recent political TV debates for the BBC.