Ben Brabyn is the Head of Level39, an accelerator and dynamic workspace based at Canary Wharf. Ben amplifies Canary Wharf’s status as a global technology hub at the heart of the UK’s fintech and smart-cities innovation. He has significant experience of online payments, cyber and social e-commerce. At UKTI, Brabyn led the Government team connecting UK startups with global sources of investment. He brings a deep understanding of national policy combined with practical experience of entrepreneurship gained through founding two successful digital businesses and mentoring via Microsoft Ventures. Prior to this, he worked as an investment banker at JP Morgan and formerly as an officer in the Royal Marines Commandos.