Biography

Ben Hudson

Ben Hudson
Chief Technology Officer
Ben Hudson is the Chief Technology Officer for BAE Systems and is responsible for leading the company-wide strategy to reinforce and enhance the company’s position as a technology leader through optimising investments in technology and digitisation across the group.
 
Ben has extensive international Defence-sector experience and has developed, delivered and supported complex systems for customers across Australasia, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Prior to joining BAE Systems, Ben led the global vehicle systems portfolio for Rheinmetall, based in Germany, held senior roles with General Dynamics, based in Switzerland and served as an Officer in the Australian Army, including active service in East Timor.
 
Ben is a dual Australian and British national with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and holds an MBA from London Business School.
 
Ben is married with two children and when not at work enjoys spending time with his family, flying, honing his woodworking skills and watching rugby.