Ben Whitter is described as the World's "Mr Employee Experience”™ and the ‘1# figure in employee experience around the World right now’.
As the Founder of the World Employee Experience Institute, Ben operates globally at the forefront of the employee experience movement. In 2017, Ben was officially named one of the World's leading experts and influencers within employee engagement and his work featured in the Global Human Capital Trends Report 2017 by Deloitte University Press. Ben also co-designed and delivered the first Employee Experience conferences in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Ben's work has been widely endorsed by the World's leading companies and practitioners.
Ben is the author of the acclaimed thought leadership piece, Bye, Bye Human Resources? and was lead author of the first article on employee experience (The Global Organization in a Chinese World: Why organizations and HR need to re-focus on the Chinese Employee Experience) to appear in China Business Review. Ben’s thought leadership has reached over 14 million people and he has been featured across HR and media including Thomson Reuters, China Business Network, MIT Sloane, HRD Magazine, HR Grapevine, Inside HR, People Matters, HRM Asia, and many more.
Ben is a multi-award winning practitioner; his work has been celebrated as the UK national standard and one of Ben’s HR projects received an official visit from the British Royal Family in 2013. Ben’s work has also been cited several times in UK Parliament as national best practice.
In the first appointment of its kind within UK Higher Education, Ben was the retained Director of Organizational Development at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China for three years; Ben also sits on the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai HR Committee, is Co-founder of Thrive In Asia- a progressive HR platform, and he is a Global Ambassador for Engage for Success.
As a global thought leader, in-demand speaker, and multi-award winning practitioner, Ben works with great organizations and people committed to the employee experience as a method of delivering meaningful and successful organizations.
In 2017-18, Ben is leading an employee experience world tour, which sees him deliver talks and masterclasses in over 12 countries worldwide.