Ben Kaldi has a Bachelor of Media Arts in Animation, digital and web design. Ben completed a diploma in 3D animation and went on to collect numerous digital design short courses. He joined the Australian Science Media Centre in September 2014 as a Science Information Officer to help with the Science Media Exchange (Scimex) project, and assisted with getting it ready for its public launch in early 2015. Ben currently splits his time between helping the AusSMC media team and working on Scimex.