Ben Clarke PhD, PCC
Ben is an executive coach with 23 years of technical leadership, business and professional coaching experience who transforms high performers into world-class leaders. He’s helped hundreds of clients around the world grow as leaders, creating new levels of success, impact, engagement and innovation. His industrial background ensures that his coaching is practical, efficient and direct.
Ben has lived and worked around the world and in past technical and management positions has been responsible for major new oil and gas discoveries. He has led large teams, major projects and developed people in organizations from multinational size to start-up companies, and his passion has always been to help great leaders, teams and organizations achieve their full potential. Ben is known for quickly building trust, exceptional listening and his strong intuition. He meets the evolving needs of his clients by building long standing relationships and using a unique combination of creative and analytical thinking to help bring awareness to the heart of the issue and foster successful outcomes. He has created and delivers a one-year Leader Transformation program which brings MBA-level people skills to technical leaders, with million-dollar impact.
Ben is equally at home in the mountains as the boardroom, and his coaching clients often choose to work with him in both settings. He is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation, a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), has a PhD in Applied Science from the University of Cambridge, and a Science degree from the University of Edinburgh. He has been mentored by three of the world’s top coaches.