"ZSL has worked with Ben Verinder on two key projects during 2017. The development of ZSL’s strategic planning process and the development of our HR strategy to meet the organisational needs. Working with Ben has been an intellectually stimulating and collaborative process and he is excellent at driving work forward at an excellent pace. Ben is highly regarded by all that have worked with him at ZSL and he comes highly recommended as a strategic thinker."
Fiona Evans, HR Director, Zoological Society of London
Developing a marketing and PR function
"I cannot recommend Ben highly enough - his consultancy work for the college has been invaluable...No matter what challenges you may be facing, he is very much solution focussed and helps you find the best way forward. He also has a tenacious drive to succeed, so if he says he’ll do something, he gives it 110% which in turn motivates you to improve your own game."
Rachel Jele, Director of Marketing and Communications, The WKCIC Group
“Chalkstream gave me invaluable help in shaping my business. You’re organised, imaginative and easy to deal with. I couldn’t have asked for more."
Jon Connell, publisher, Connell Guides
"The advice and support we have received has been immensely helpful. Ben's wide ranging knowledge and experience [particularly in the field of education] has guided us through the minefield of marketing strategy. He instils confidence and just makes the job a whole lot easier!”
Gillian Coffey, Executive Headteacher, Lynch Hill Enterprise Academy
"Every conversation with Ben moves me forward. He is genuine in his enthusiasm to understand our organisation and he is flexible in responding to us at the point of need. Access to Ben’s advice has made us a more mature and confident Multi-Academy Trust."
Claire Maclean, Executive Principal, Tudor Grange Academies Trust