Partnership Manager for Food & Drink, Digital Catapult
Ben Ramsden has been building communities across value chains and social networks in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asiafor over 20 years . From start-ups to conglomerate organisations, Ben's specialism in building competitive sustainable agriculture based value chains has been developed by working closely with leaders across every part of the food and fashion system furnishing him with an intimate knowledge of the industry at all tiers and scales. The system is burdened by many inefficiencies, but advanced digital technologies offer the potential to overcome them by optimising the flow of information, goods and money. This is the main focus of his current work where he has a direct insight and influence into the UK companies at the cutting-edge of advanced digital tech to improve resilience, connectivity, and sustainability across global value chain communities.