Born in London as a “first generation Brit”, Benjamyn Damazer has lived in a number of places around the world before coming to Crowland in the early 1980s.
Benjamyn is a qualified management consultant and arbitrator who has worked throughout the public sector trying to improve the quality of public administration. He has been a magistrate for over 30 years and was formerly chairman of the Peterborough and combined Cambridgeshire benches.
Prior to the election of Police and Crime Commissioners, Benjamyn was vice-chair of the Cambridgeshire Police Authority, and is currently vice-chair of the Cambridgeshire Police Shrievalty Trust and the local Fight Against Blindness charity. He is a Trustee of the British Police Symphony Orchestra.
Benjamyn was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire in 2014 and served as Vice Lord-Lieutenant between 2020 and 2023.