Ben is the founder of Tribewanted and was behind the success of Vorovoro Island and generated the media buzz around the project. Ben wrote a book about the first year of Tribewanted Vorovoro 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.
Alongside Tribewanted Ben has worked on creative development projects with larger brands and social enterprises - including Right to Dream (leadership development through sport in West Africa) and Escape the City (Unleashing frustrated corporates into fulfilling careers). Ben is a regular speaker on startups 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 is exploring digital detoxes and curating a global treehouse community.