In life we often experience adversity and struggle. It is through difficult times that we learn the most important lessons and build resilience!”
Ben is a Veteran, Athlete and Explorer. In 2019 whilst serving in the British Army, he was involved in an incident that has since changed his life. He was shot numerous times and received blast/fragmentation injuries to both arms and his upper torso. Without a doubt his body armour saved his life. Resilience, optimism and determination are qualities that highlight Ben’s consistent drive to succeed.
He now shares his experiences through key note speaking of joining the military, dealing with adversity following complex trauma and going on to achieve world first and record breaking challenges. Ben is an advocate of mental health having suffered mental illness and a diagnosis of PTSD. He is an outdoors enthusiast and enjoys testing himself both mentally and physically through tough endurance events.