Ben is an advocate for BIM and collaborative working often supporting as information manager alongside his architectural technologist role. He joined Ryder in 2013 and gained valuable experience during a secondment to BIM Academy in 2014. Ben spent the first two years of his architectural technology degree at Nottingham Trent and following his industry year out transferred to Northumbria University to complete his degree part time while working at Ryder. He was a member of the successful Build Newcastle Live team and the 2015 Prince’s Trust Million Makers team who were regional winners of the corporate category. He has a keen interest in house renovation and is always looking for his next project.