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Benji Horwell


Benji is an Advisor in our Health, Wellbeing and Social Care team. His work at BIT spans multiple policy areas including children’s social care, mental health, and smoking cessation, as well as evaluation implementation.

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 also spent 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.