Benjamin began his career as a professional photographer, working in South Asia, and has subsequently worked as a Communications Manager for the United Nations and various international NGOs across Asia and Africa for 12 years. Ben was based in LTTE-controlled Vanni, North Sri Lanka with the UN from 2004 – 2008 throughout the conflict. A PhD in anthropology, he is currently a Senior Fellow in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London. Ben founded PositiveNegatives to produce literary comics that explore complex social and human rights issues, including conflict, migration and asylum. PositiveNegatives has worked extensively with a range of organisations such as The Guardian, BBC, Channel 4, The Nobel Peace Centre, and the UN.