Ben Virgo Secretary

NHMF Secretary | Strategic Partnerships & Operations Director, M3
National & IrelandRegion: National & Ireland

Ben leads the Strategic Partnerships & Operations 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)
  • APM Project Fundamentals Qualification, Level 6
  • 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 Service Provider Forum and then in January 2022 NHMF Frameworx. In June 2021 Ben became a Director on the NHMF Board. Along with his team at M3, Ben is instrumental in organising the NHMF conference, awards, study tour, Bulletin, website and a whole remit of NHMF activities.

Company direction, governance, strategy, leadership, strategic partnerships, operations, creativity, events, training, knowledge management, marketing, 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