Ben is a communications and business development professional who is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. He studied at UCL, SOAS and Anhui Normal University before working for the United Nations Development Programme in Beijing.

He later went on to work for Blued, the world's largest gay social app with over 15 million users, as they expanded into the United States. After this he joined a digital streaming startup in Los Angeles as Head of Business Development, helping grow the company to thousands of users and licensing over 500 hours of content, including 60hrs of Chinese content for global distribution on the platform.

Originally from London, Ben returned at the end of 2017 and joined the Chinese National Healthy Living Centre.