Benjamin Goodsell is specialised in data analysis and research. He is currently working at the University of Western Australia in the Graduate School of Education as a Senior Research Officer. He undertakes data analysis, report writing, and other research duties for projects, primarily the Young Minds Matter record linkage projects on educational outcomes (NAPLAN), and health service and medication use (MBS/PBS). Previous roles include: working as a data analyst and research officer at the Department of Planning of Western Australia, where he undertook research in transport modelling, demographic forecasting and land-use planning; and, working as a research officer for the oil and gas and mining industries, where he undertook research in artificial light monitoring and modelling, oil spill impact and recovery prediction, and environmental surveys and risk assessments. He graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Multidisciplinary Science).