Benjamin Wegener

Benjamin Wegener

Data Scientist

Ben is a skilled quantitative scientist with a track record of more than 15 years in experimental design, advanced analytics and reporting. After transitioning from the academic to corporate sector, Ben applies his expertise in complex experimental methods to reveal the underlying foundations of today’s current issues.

Ben has assisted numerous government and corporate clients in their complex data challenges including the NSW Department of Education, the Australian Energy Market Commission, Google, SnowyHydro and Melbourne Water.

Prior to joining Newgate, Ben has worked extensively with Australian research institutions including the University of Melbourne, Monash University and Museum Victoria, carrying out world class scientific research in Australian Research Council-funded laboratories and publishing in numerous international scientific journals.

Ben has a Bachelor of Science (Biology) Hons. from James Cook University, and a PhD. (Behavioural Evolution) from Monash University. He is also a member of The Research Society.