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Ben Davies

CPsychol
Psychological Skills Mentor
Ben Davies - Skills Mentor

Ben is a British Psychological Society (BPS) chartered psychologist and published researcher, who has worked for Chimp Management for over 5 years. Within this time he has predominantly worked within the world of elite sport supporting Olympic and professional athletes, coaches and staff to better understand the way in which their mind works, and develop tools to optimise how they use their mind. In doing so, Ben has gathered experience in consulting across Europe, America and Asia. 

Of note is work carried out within golf, where Ben has worked on the PGA and European tours supporting various golfers, including a former world number 1. Ben has also spent time working with premier league football teams and individual players, as well as elite international equestrian organisations. Ben has also consulted regularly alongside Prof Steve Peters in supporting GB Taekwondo in their preparation for the 2021 Olympic/Paralympic Games in Tokyo. 

Ben has also worked within the corporate sector, most notably providing psychological support and training to a multinational investment bank based in America. Within the education sector, Ben has worked with students and teachers nationwide and has also worked with emergency service staff (e.g. NHS, police and fire services) to help them optimally perform in difficult and pressurised environments. 

 

Overall, whether in the areas of sport, education, business, emergency services or individual self-development, Ben specialises in working with individuals and teams, to establish their own unique targets and goals, and collaborate in the understanding and management of their own unique mind in order to increase their chances of success and happiness.

Areas of Expertise

Recently, Ben has worked with people in the following areas:

Business

Business

International Investment Bank

Public Services

✓ Public Services

Emergancy Services

Sport

✓ Elite Sport

Olympic and Paralympic athletes, coaches and staff members
GB Taekwondo 
European tour / PGA golfers 
Premier League footballers 
Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) 

He also works with individuals, from all walks of life, on a one-to-one basis through our mind management coaching service.

If you’d like to learn more about how Chimp Management can help you, you can click here to contact us.

Professional Credentials

  • 5+ years as a chimp management mentor with Prof Steve Peters 
  • CPsychol
  • MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology 
  • BSc in Sport Psychology 

Areas of Expertise

• High-performance cultures & environments
• Resilience and psychological well-being
• High-performance teams
• Dealing with setbacks
• Decision making under pressure

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Thanks to Ben Davies for delivering a really interesting and stimulating day. The fact that we had to look at ourselves first before considering the implications of the chimp model for use with primary age children was just what we were looking for. Regular opportunities to reflect on different aspects of the model, tied in with Ben’s interesting and friendly
way of presenting made it an enjoyable learning day.
The feedback has been really positive and enthusiastic from the delegates. Our next step for the schools is to plan the way ahead in implementing some of the ideas and strategies we learned yesterday for ourselves, other therefore in turn have a positive impact on our young learners.
I would fully recommend the day for educators, not only for the benefits of the children but also personal development and well being.

Alan Jones

Headteacher, Ysgol Nefyn

Ben is extremely supportive and very professional. The work that we have been doing has really helped me progress in and outside of sport, and has provided me with great insight and perspective on mind management during competition and in daily life.

 

 

Athlete

Hong Kong Jockey Club

Interesting Fact

Ben has recently been involved in preliminary research at the University of Cambridge, exploring the feasibility of The Chimp Paradox Model in supporting parents and teachers.

Nominated Charity

Chimp Management is a charity supporting company, you can find out more about this here. We encourage everyone in our team to support charities, either through donations or voluntary work.