Ben is a partner in London, focused on European real estate in the Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice. He is an expert in advanced analytics and innovation, serving companies on the opportunities created by digital disruption. He holds considerable experience across the property lifecycle, from investment through to development, asset management, leasing, marketing, and disposal.
Prior to McKinsey, Ben spent almost a decade at one of Europe’s leading real estate investment trusts. As head of business development, he led a diverse range of teams and ran major change initiatives spanning insight, technology, commercialization, organization, and operations. As a strategy executive, Ben gained experience in both setting and implementing strategy, ranging from strategic planning processes to competitor analysis, new market entry, portfolio allocation, financing, and M&A.
Outside of work, Ben is involved in several charitable initiatives, promoting education and social mobility. He is a trustee of The Step Up, which serves to inspire and empower child refugees in Africa.
Ben holds an MBA with distinction from London Business School and an MA in economics and management from University of Oxford.