Ben is a doctoral student in Social Policy. His research focuses on the devolution of healthcare in England and understanding inter and intra-regional health inequalities. Ben's thesis will evaluate different governance arrangements in England and their health outcomes using mixed-methods. Ben's broader research interests include place-based policy, health systems and health inequalities.
Previously, Ben was a Research Assistant at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, Cambridge University, where he led on the Institute's 'Townscapes Project'. During his time at Cambridge Ben co-authored a number of policy reports assessing the welfare of Britain's towns. Ben holds an MSc in Social Policy (Research) from the London School of Economics and a BA in Politics and Modern History from the University of Manchester.