After receiving his degree in Mathematics from Nottingham University, Ben completed his PGCE at Kingston University. He then taught for four years at Ranelagh School in Bracknell, England. During this time he taught key stages 3-5 and was involved in the mentoring and training of PGCE Mathematics students. In 2013 Ben moved to Sri KDU International School in Kuala Lumpur, where he taught key stages 3-5. For the last two years he has been the school CAS Coordinator and in his final year at Sri KDU he was also Head of Year 11.