Ben is an experienced architectural and environmental noise and vibration consultant working in acoustics firstly as a sound and studio designer and then in consultancy, academia, research and lecturing. He works with the Music Venue Trust charity to provide acoustic advice as part of their Emergency Response Service and is a visiting fellow at London South Bank University where he is a member of the Building Services Engineering Industrial Advisory Board.
He has led teams in noise and vibration design, impact assessment, prediction and compliance testing in a variety of settings including residential and commercial developments, studios, rehearsal spaces and industrial workplaces, and is part of the Clarke Saunders Experts team providing research for noise exposure assessments.
A member of the Institute of Acoustics, Ben is a trained Bond Solon expert witness and is a member of the Clarke Saunders Experts team handling noise exposure assessments, primarily as a single joint expert.
Ben has completed extensive operational noise impacts assessments of waste management, recycling facilities, industrial and vibration analysis of train lines/industrial processes. He completed his PhD in 'Urban Wind Turbine Feasibility’ in 2015, which covered environmental and architectural noise, vibration and energy production with CFD, wind flow, simulation and environmental modelling, and provides vibration monitoring/assessments of wind turbine design to mitigate structure borne vibration and mediate complaints.
Member of Institute of Acoustics (MIOA), Member of Audio Engineering Society, CSA is a Member of the Association of Noise Consultants.