Benson holds BSc in Geology, Anambra State University, MSc in Oil, Gas & Energy Engineering, University of Nicosia, a member of Nigeria Mining and Geoscience (NMGS) and Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Currently PhD candidate with the Center of Excellence in Risk & Decision Sciences (CERIDES), European University Cyprus. Benson’s research interests lie in the fields of Occupational Health and Safety, worker well-being and investigation of risk and accident in the oil and gas industry.