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Ben Carpenter Merritt

Ben Carpenter Merritt

Policy Manager, Manufacturing

Ben joined Policy Connect in October 2018 and leads on all work in the industrial and manufacturing space. He directly manages the All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group and coordinates the work of the Manufacturing Commission. 

Prior to joining Policy Connect, Ben worked in public affairs at FleishmanHillard in Brussels, and most recently worked as Regional Affairs Manager for EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, where he led on policy and external affairs in the North East. Ben grew up in North Yorkshire and attended Newcastle University where he gained a first-class BA (Hons) in Politics & Sociology.

In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing rugby, listening to podcasts and reading books on politics, communications and psychology.

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Ben Carpenter Merritt