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Profile of Ben Hawes

Ben Hawes

Director, Benchmark Initiative

Ben is Benchmark's lecture series Director. He is also an experienced public policy specialist on smart cities and the digital economy, Ben is an Associate Director at the Connected Places Catapult, the UK’s innovation body for smarter places, and manages the Catapult's URBAIN network for AI applications for cities.

Recent contributions

Exploring the responsible use of location data

The economic opportunities offered by data have expanded, so too have the associated risks and ethical issues surrounding its use.