Ben is passionate about building experiences & communities that inspire positive change.
Ben is the founder of Tribewanted (off-grid experiences) and was behind the success of building an online and on-island community on Vorovoro, Fiji. Ben wrote a book about Tribewanted which was also filmed for an award winning BBC series: Paradise or Bust. Tribewanted is currently in Sierra Leone, Mozambique & Umbria.
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.