Ben Grech

Non-Executive Chairman

In 2012 Ben founded Uniplaces with the vision to create a trusted brand for students to find & book accommodation in any student city worldwide. During his time as CEO, he led the international expansion of the business and raised over $30m, including a $24m investment from the top-tier VC Atomico who were joined by the founders of, Trivago, Supercell, Klarna and more.

Ben now sits on the board as Non-Executive Chairman. He also invests in and advises other startups including Global App Testing, Reposit, Squareplan & JobLab. In 2017 Ben was recognised by Forbes, joining their renowned 30 under 30 list.

Ben graduated with a 1st class degree in Finance from the University of Nottingham and worked in Private Equity before starting Uniplaces. In his free time he enjoys running and water sports, especially scuba & free diving.