Group Director Public Affairs
Bene’t has been working in the education field for over 15 years, principally dealing with the politics and perception of assessments and examinations. He has oversight of all of Cambridge Assessment’s education operations – the UK exam board OCR, Cambridge International Examinations and Cambridge ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) as well as the largest research capability of its kind in the world. Bene’t sees the impact of policy on his two children. Bene’t has a BA in Politics from Lancaster University. Before coming to Cambridge, Bene’t was at top public affairs agencies delivering advice and public affairs programmes to some of Britain’s major corporations.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
DEBATE: The BBC
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.