Ben has been the finance officer at the advice centre since 2006. He is well travelled, has studied photography and is currently studying for the AAT accounting qualification. Ben has previously worked for the Bristol City Council’s Independent Living Service providing support to the Occupational Therapy team. He has also volunteered at Bristol Drugs Project working directly with clients. Ben has lived in the local area most of his life and believes that the advice centre is a vital resource to the local community.