Ben is from Nottingham, England. After moving around a lot, he returned to the University of Nottingham where he undertook a BSc in Computer Science. Upon graduation, Ben spent two years working for the UK national office of international student charity, AIESEC, for which he was ultimately elected National President.
Ben leads the QS Intelligence Unit who are fully responsible for the operational management of all major QS research projects including the QS Top MBA Applicant and Recruiter Research, the QS World University Rankings® and the QS Asian University Rankings.
Ben has travelled to over 40 countries and spoken on his research in over 20. He has personally visited over 35 of the world’s top 100 universities amongst countless others and is also a regular speaker on the conference circuit.
Ben is married and has two sons, and if he had any free time it would be spent reading, watching movies and skiing.
Sales & Marketing Team
Martin has extensive experience in economic and business data analysis. He holds a degree in Business and, upon graduation, he joined Fundacion Global, a prestigious think-tank from Argentina where he worked for 10 years as Research & Data Manager, leading several projects and outreach programmes.
Martin joined QS Intelligence Unit in 2011 to help publish the first edition of the QS University Rankings: Latin America. Over the years, he acquired an in-depth understanding of the global higher education landscape.
He is currently leading the development of data & insights services for higher education institutions.
He likes to spend time immersing himself in XIX century literature & philosophy, reading Lovecraftian tales, writing and admiring oil paintings.
Dr. David Reggio
Dr. David Reggio is the QS Intelligence Unit’s Global Head of Consulting, a seasoned international advisor and strategist with extensive global experience in partnership building, innovation linkages, research frameworks and frontier science.
He has worked in Latin America, and Brazil particularly, in the fields of government engagement, strategic alliances, public health and frontier research. He has also designed stakeholder management systems, geo-targeting strategies, research strategies and innovation frameworks for institutions and organisations in Asia, the U.S.A, Europe and the Middle East.
Zoya has a Masters in Sociology and over fifteen years experience in education and career consulting, on both the B2B and B2C levels. During this time she led the creation of the strongest MBA & Career consulting company in CIS, before moving to London to join the QS team as a Business Development Manager in 2005.
Zoya’s expertise in university and business school development has been shared at seminars and conferences across the world, as well as in individual consulting projects. Her areas of expertise include internationalisation, student recruitment and brand building for educational institutions.
Market Insight Team
Dasha has a leading role in conducting and disseminating QSIU’s research, having led a range of market insight and evaluation projects for clients globally. She previously held the position of Education Officer in the second largest Students’ Union in the UK.
Dash has completed a master’s in Higher Education Management from UCL with distinction and has a BSc in Maths and Philosophy from the University of Nottingham.