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.
- 5+ years as a chimp management mentor with Prof Steve Peters
- 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
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.