Born in London as a “first generation Brit”, Benjamyn 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 25 years and former chairman of the Peterborough and combined countywide 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.
Benjamyn was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2014.