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Centre Director

Ben is Director of the Somerset Energy Innovation Centre and oversees the Exelin Group’s wider property interests, including serviced office accommodation and the property portal, HinkleyBasecamp.co.uk. Ben’s 15 years experience in the innovation and product development world, working across university and private sector, means he has had a hand in helping over 100 new products and services to reach market. Ben brings his passion for innovation and creating new opportunity to the centre, our tenants and our outreach programmes.

Ben has a particular interest in low carbon technology, holds a BSc in Environmental Science and MSc in Environmental Management from Cranfield University and is an Association of Project Management qualified Project Manager.

In his spare time, Ben loves to get out on the water, by paddleboard, kayak or on his surfboard.