Ben Walden is an international speaker and workshop leader in the realm of education. He has been a main keynote speaker at many conferences in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. He also works with many individual schools, looking at themes of leadership and inspiring communication with both staff and - especially - students. In the 1990's he played several leading roles in London's West End theatre and as a member of the inaugural company at the new Shakespeare's Globe. He has also spoken on leadership and the arts at many business conferences, including at both Harvard and Columbia Business Schools.