Founder and Managing Director of MedLed, Ben is a former international athlete (GB Rowing) who competed in several World Championships, whilst studying Leadership and Sports Psychology at Reading University. After a decade of developing and delivering high performance programs in sport, education and business he has spent the last 6 years specialising in working with teams and organisations in healthcare.
Ben has worked extensively with NHS Trusts across the UK, private providers and the Academic Health Science Networks and is regularly asked to speak at national healthcare conferences, including a recent talk at the annual conference for the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery on High Performing Teams. He has been published in ‘The Ergonomist’ – the publication of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, as well as in the Health Service Journal.
Ben’s experience includes 15 years of coaching, training and team development across a multitude of industries – including coaching medallists at the World Rowing Championships, Performance Coaching with combat sports and mentoring at prestigious academic institutions in both the UK and South Africa. He has recently been appointed to the expert advisory group (Human Factors section) of the new charity Patient Safety Learning, who are leading the way on promoting the professionalisation of Patient Safety.