Impact Translation Fellow
Ben’s role is to facilitate the co-design and management of projects to leverage existing environmental science to deliver practical societal benefits.
He works closely with a range of academic experts at the University of Leeds and other Yorkshire universities in addition to regional partner organisations to identify how best to deliver catchment-based solutions – focusing in particular on climate change, urban resilience, flood and drought risk mitigation and water resources.
Ben previously worked as a climate change adaptation consultant and has a PhD in climate and land use impacts on groundwater flooding risk from Cardiff University, an MSc in Environmental Risks from Brunel University and a BSc in Psychology from the University of Nottingham.
iCASP projects include: UKCP18, UKCP18 Forum, Enhanced Surface Water Flood Forecasts, Systems Approach to Urban Infrastructure Management, Environmental Science to Promote Public Health and Wellbeing and Property Flood Resilience projects
Ben has also been involved in iCASP’s mini projects