Ben Buckton.

Group Chief Operating Officer

+44 (0)7976 412 772

Ben is Group Chief Operating Officer at Ampa and a board member at law firm Shakespeare Martineau and Cyber Security firm CSS Assure. Ben is also an Independent Governor for the University of East London. He has extensive experience across financial, professional & technology services (B2B & B2C) having worked across UK, EMEA, North America and Asia. He has previously held senior positions at global blue-chip firms including Experian, Axa, Allianz and RSA.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), and a Leadership Fellow at the Society of Leadership Fellows, St George’s House, Windsor Castle. Ben studied Business Economics (BSc) at Manchester Metropolitan University, followed by post-graduate qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Insurance (ACII), Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM), and a Masters in Marketing & Communications Leadership from Schulich School of Business (York University, Toronto).

A passionate leader with over 20 years’ experience in strategy, marketing, people, customer, and change; he leads growth for the Ampa group of companies – through brands, clients, markets, people, culture and operational transformation. Alongside passionate people across the Ampa group and in his team, Ben is a driving force behind the groups’ responsible business ambitions and our achievement of B Corp accreditation. With the ambition to ensure inclusion for all stakeholders – their people, communities, environment, and investors.

Ben is also an Advisory Board Member for the Vulnerability Registrations Service, a not-for-profit data provider that helps vulnerable consumers protect themselves against financial problems. He is a Business Mentor for Ingenuity Impact supporting social impact entrepreneurs and a Mentor for the Managing Partners Forum.