Ben Kriechel has worked on topics of personnel and labour economics, vocational education and training systems, worker displacement and labour mobility, labour market monitoring, survey methods, and skills forecasting. He advised and participated in several countries on the development and implementation of labour market information systems and forecasts. He has worked for organisations such as EU Commission, Cedefop, ETF, ILO, OECD, UNESCO and national ministries. Ben Kriechel has co-authored, together with Rob Wilson, the Cedefop / ILO / ETF Guide on Forecasting. He published scientific articles in several peer reviewed journals on topics of labour markets, skills, qualifications and occupations. He is a research fellow at the IZA in Bonn, the Research Centre of Education and the Labour Market (ROA) in Maastricht.