Before joining KPMG in 2011, Ben was the Sales Director for a firm of accountants and auditors in Brighton where he set up and ran a sales and marketing service for clients. It was here that he developed his knowledge of large company finances, complex transactions and international corporate structures. Prior to this, Ben ran his own business in the music industry for over a decade. He has a business and politics degree from Manchester University and a Masters in Economics. He speaks fluent French.