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ben ellison.

associate director, financial services, new york

email: ben.ellison@twentyrecruitment.com
linkedin: ben ellison
phone: +1 646-766-1212

ben joined twenty in 2016 and manages the ny financial services team covering the audit, compliance, finance, legal, operations and risk markets. in addition to management, ben also focuses on permanent & contract compliance, legal and regulatory searches for both buy and sell side firms at all levels. ben graduated with a business & spanish degree from cardiff university in the uk and has six years’ international recruitment experience gained in europe and the us. originally from belgium, ben is trilingual, speaking French, English and Spanish.

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