Ben has been a Maven Adviser since February 2020. He specialises in designing and delivering training that is culturally sensitive and practical, in reviewing websites and applications for accessibility, and providing guidance about disability access and inclusion policies and plans.
Ben has worked in the disability sector for more than 15 years. After beginning this work as an educator in the TAFE system, he has held numerous roles to develop capacity in accessible teaching, advocacy and fundraising for disability service providers and government departments in the Pacific. He has worked with leading disability inclusion organisations such as CBM and UNICEF.
Through his diverse experience, Ben has developed skills in cross-cultural sensitivity for disability, disability-inclusive development and how to develop accessible practices and solutions that result in transformational change for people with disability.