Ben Walden trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and played many leading roles in London’s West End theatres and on television. He was a member of the inaugural company at Shakespeare’s Globe and has also led Master classes for Shakespeare’s Globe Education Centre.
As a Senior Associate at Olivier Mythodrama, Ben runs sessions at senior leadership level into a broad range of organisations across the world. He has run projects at a number of leading business schools including Columbia, OSBS, the London Business School and Insead.
He is also the founder of Contender Charlie, where he works primarily with pupils and teachers, focusing on creative learning. He has given main keynote addresses for groups such as the ICP Convention in Australia, the ESF Principals in Hong Kong, ESSARP schools in Buenos Aires, the Latin America Headteachers Conference and the 3 International Baccalaureate conferences for Europe, Asia and the Americas, as well as the IB World student Conference. www.contendercharlie.com