Ben Virgo Secretary

Sales and Marketing Director, M3
National & IrelandRegion: National & Ireland

Ben leads the sales and marketing team at M3. Ben joined the company in 2011 and then in December 2018 he became a Director on the M3 Board.


  • IoD Certificate in Company Direction, Level 9 (in progress)
  • MSc in Marketing, University of Birmingham
  • MA (Work-Based Learning) in Marketing and Management in Practice, Kingston University
  • CMI Diploma in Management and Leadership, Level 5

In January 2018 Ben was elected Secretary of the National Housing Maintenance Forum (NHMF) and the Contractor Forum. In June 2021 Ben became a director on the NHMF Board. Along with his team at M3, Ben is instrumental in putting together the NHMF Conference, awards, website and a whole remit of NHMF activities. He is also, since 2009, an Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Strategy, creativity, leadership, marketing, sales, events, knowledge management, websites, best practice, publications, social housing

Our mission statement

The centre of excellence for improving property performance

The NHMF is the leading body representing housing providers, committed to championing innovation to deliver excellence in maintenance and asset management