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Benji Horwell


Benji is an Advisor in our Health and Wellbeing team. His work spans multiple policy areas including helping young people into employment, tackling the spread of COVID-19, and building BI expertise in local government.

Prior to BIT, Benji ran an online cognitive behaviour therapy service in the Scottish Borders and before that he worked as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner in Cumbria. Benji has also spent around three years in the UK Civil Service, where most recently he was a policy advisor in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (as it was known then) working on improving ethical standards in local government.

Benji holds a MSc in Psychology from the University of St. Andrews and an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Sheffield.