Ben is the founder of Tribewanted and was behind the success of building an online and on-island community on Vorovoro, Fiji. Ben wrote a book about building Tribewanted which was also filmed for an award winning BBC documentary series: Paradise or Bust. Ben went on to open John Obey Beach in Sierra Leone and Monestevole in Umbria with Filippo Bozotti.
Ben has also worked with Right to Dream (leadership development through sport in West Africa) and Escape the City (Unleashing frustrated corporates into fulfilling careers), hosting the first career-change 'Escape Festival' in 2014. Ben is a regular speaker and host on startups, travel and social enterprise, a mentor to escapees and first-time entrepreneurs, a Founding Participant at THNK: The Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership, and a business advisor at Virgin Startup.
In 2014 Ben has been exploring digital detoxes, curating a global treehouse community, creating new tourism concepts in Lapland, and planning a winter startup retreat in Bali.