Ben was one the first trainees to join Martin Arnold in 2004, qualifying as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 2011. Since becoming a Director, Ben has lead a team of Building Surveyors specialising in Asset Management, Refurbishment and Fire Risk work.
With over 17 years’ project experience, Ben leads on a range of residential, leisure and education projects and has extensive experience in delivering both new development and refurbishment schemes.
Ben has in depth knowledge of Fire Risk Management, is certified in Fire Risk Assessment, and has years of experience in delivering works to ensure compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Ben is an Associate member of the Institution of Fire Engineers and has a wealth of experience in both internal and external Fire Safety works. Ben was part of the team that successfully delivered one of the first ACM cladding replacement projects. Since then, and with a proven track record, the team has secured a number of other cladding replacement projects replacing external wall insulation, high pressure laminate and other rainscreen cladding materials in line with current legislation and advice.
Ben’s expertise in Fire Safety has led him to speaking at a number of housing events over recent years discussing the need for culture change, quality in construction, reflecting on the Hackitt Review and the Building Safety Programme.