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Ben is our lead Web Consultant in Brisbane with extensive experience in all areas covered by Matter Solutions.

Qualifications

2008 – Qualified Google Adwords Professional

2004 – Degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Cass Business School, London

1998 – Degree of Master of Engineering in Aeronautical Engineering from The City University, London

Skills

Experience

An unique combination of marketing savvy, commercial acumen and technical expertise allows for customised solutions for a broad range of clients.

Communication

Able to communicate clearly with various types of staff, e.g. translating instructions and requirements so that designers, programmers, entrepreneurs, managers and operational staff can all clearly understand the project and comfortably provide input using their own jargon.

Web Consultancy

Evaluating opportunities and steering each project for all customers through to the most rewarding result.  Instead of acting as a project manager, fulfil the advanced role as commercial advisor to all customers.

Brief History

2006 – Present

Matter Solutions Pty Ltd established and began working with clients in Australia in addition to looking after existing UK commitments.

2004 – 2006

Worked based in near Tower Hill, London E1 on projects for clients all over the United Kingdom. Also worked on first project for an Australian client in 2005. Started to expand the range of services from pure web development into Internet Marketing.

2003 – 2004

Maintained and developed current client projects while pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Cass Business School on a full-time basis.

2000 – 2003

Founded Matter Solutions, undertaking a variety of projects including three hugely successful websites for a City of London stockbroking firm.

1998 – 2000

Performed Credit Derivative trade processing at Merrill Lynch Capital Services and quickly promoted to team supervisor. Assigned various intranet management tasks including learning HTML.

Honed communication skills, creating a bridge of understanding between managers and technical staff, resulting in more efficient solutions, and therefore, produced much better results, e.g. shortening time-frame of completion of projects due to clearer communication.

Assigned to learn programming in Perl and PHP.  Six months later, led team of engineers in creating automation for a copious number of repetitive reporting tasks, an automation system used to present times.

1998

Graduated as Master of Engineering (MEng) in Aeronautical Engineering from The City University in London.  Learned programming in visual basic macros using Microsoft Excel.

Early years

At the early age of eight years old, initiated into the world of programming by father.  Wrote simple procedural computer programs in BASIC on the family BBC computer. .

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Why is MySpace missing? Last time Ben tried to use it he said, “It’s just too scruffy to be a serious business tool”. That said, he does accept that MySpace certainly is very good if your target market is too cool for school.

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