Ben Jones has worked in a range of capacities in health and fitness since 1996, including as a personal trainer, exercise physiologist, in national management roles and as a company director. Making the complex simple by applying scientific research to develop practical tools is what he’s all about. Ben has created and developed qualifications, courses and CPD workshops for large training providers, equipment vendors and large health club chains.
Ben has a special interest in the benefits of exercise for health and is a founder member of the Joint Consultative Forum for Exercise Referral. Engaging as many people as possible in healthier lifestyles is Ben’s passion and his business BlueSkies provides a range of services to improve health and performance at work.
With the philosophy that collaboration is more powerful than competition, Ben works with many organizations that share his vision for increasing participation in exercise and physical activity and empowering people to improve their health. He is dedicated to improving the quality of service delivered by fitness professionals and represents REPs members on their members’ council and oversees the accreditation process for European training providers on behalf of EHFA. An outdoors boy at heart, Ben loves snowboarding, mountain biking and pretty much any other activity that involves fresh air and a sprinkling of adrenaline!