Ben has more than 20 years’ experience of managing and consulting on UK and international pension arrangements. He joined the Vestey Group in 2001 and led their highly successful long term strategy to transfer more than £500m of pension liabilities to the regulated insurance market with a series of bulk annuity transactions.
In 2015, with the support of the Vestey family, Ben established Western Pension Solutions with a mission to help external family businesses de risk their legacy pension arrangements and provide highly effective pension arrangements for current and future generations of employees.
Ben continues to hold senior management positions for the Vestey Holdings, including strategic HR and reward roles
for the group’s international food businesses. He is an associate member of the Pensions Management Institute.