Qualifications & Experience:
13-years’ training and coaching experience, MA in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics from Shanghai Jiaotong University, BA (1st class honours) in German language, literature, history and translation from Leeds University, fluent in English, German and Japanese.
Ben is a graduate of linguistics, translator and published author. Having lived, worked and taught in Asia since 2005, he is familiar with the challenges of cross-cultural communication. He’s also a seasoned trainer, designing and leading courses not only in English, but also Japanese. Clients include some of the world’s largest multinational organisations ranging from finance to fashion.
In addition to his busy schedule as a trainer, Ben is an acclaimed close-up magician, and is the founder and regular performer at the famous Magic Lab Theatre in Osaka, Japan.
“Just wanted to share my feedback about the communication training, it was the best training I’ve ever attended. What I liked the most was that it was so practical rather than just being theoretical.”