Ben has lived in the county of Warwickshire all his life and joined Warwickshire Police in 2003. He is currently Assistant Chief Constable with responsibility for Local Policing.
Ben has undertaken a wide range of policing roles both investigative, but predominantly in uniform operations roles.
He was selected to undertake the National High Potential Development Scheme in 2010 and successfully obtained a Masters degree in Strategic Police Leadership as part of this scheme.
Ben has specialised in Operational Policing Command roles. Having been a Tactical Firearms Commander he is now an experienced Strategic Firearms Commander. He is also a Gold Public Order and CBRN Commander and has force responsibility for these portfolios.
In more recent years Ben has performed roles as head of Analysis and Service Improvement, and Head of Local Policing from October 2018.
Ben was appointed Temporary Assistant Chief Constable in July 2021, promoted substantively in September 2023.