Prior to joining Kroll, Ben was a director in Standard Chartered Bank’s Stressed Assets Group, where he managed a portfolio of stressed and distressed accounts with combined exposure of more than $600 million. Before that, he was involved in structuring bespoke financing solutions for commodity-focused corporate clients in emerging markets.
Ben has extensive experience with Europe and developing markets by working on numerous corporate transactions across a variety of industry sectors including oil and gas, mining and metals, shipping, aviation, commodity trading and diamond and jewelry. His strong financial and analytical skills, combined with a wealth of commercial experience, play a key role in understanding complex situations and determining optimal solutions for value preservation/enhancement. Aside from restructuring, Ben is also a leader in diversity and inclusion matters.
Ben received a first-class BSc (Hons.) degree in mathematics from the University of Birmingham. He is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA) and a member of both the CFA Institute and INSOL International Financiers’ Group.