At the age of 16 Ben moved from his hometown in the East of England to London to work as an apprentice at the world famous Vidal Sassoon Salons. After three years of training, Ben spent another two years working his way up to become one of Sassoon’s top stylists at the London flagship store in the trendy Bond Street area.
At the age of 21, Ben made the career switch from the salon to freelance. Within a short period of time Ben was working with the Spice Girls, Ricky Martin, and many of Europe’s top recording artists. His career expanded into editorial, advertising, and runway shows.
Since those early years, his clientele has grown to an impressive list of renowned fashion photographers including, Patrick Demarchelier, Annie Leibovitz, Emma Summerton, Phil Ponyter, Giampaolo Sgura, Alexi Lubomerski, and Willy Vanderperre, to name a few. Ben now regularly works with top fashion magazines, such as American Vogue, Japanese Vogue, German Vogue, and Italian Vogue, i-D magazine, Vanity Fair, Another magazine, and V-man. He also has an impressive list of advertising clients, including Hermes, Gap, H&M, MaxMara, and Zimmerman. Celebrity clients he has worked with over the years include: Keira Knightly, Sienna Miller, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Garner, Saoirse Ronan, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rachel Weisz, Lily James and Claire Foy.
Ben lives and works between London and New York and travels all over the World with his clients.
Recently the Hollywood Reporter honoured Ben in their prestigious Beauty Issue and he has been international ambassador for Proctor and Gamble’s number one selling Head & Shoulders shampoo and conditioners and US ambassador for Vidal Sassoon Pro Series.
Marie Claire UK
Marie Claire US
Sunday Times Style
Town & Country
Vanity Fair Italy
Vanity Fair UK
Vanity Fair US
Vogue Hong Kong
Lisa Marie Fernandez
Saturday Night Live