Born 1952 in London, was the first applicant for his father’s (John G. Bennett) International Academy for Continuous Education, and attended the First Basic Course at Sherborne House in 1971-2. Later earning a degree in Fine Arts at Hornsey Art School, Ben worked as a photographer for ten years, and subsequently ran a health foods store in North London.
In 1996, Ben qualified as a Psychosynthesis Counsellor and worked as a member of a community mental health team in East London. He began some years ago researching his father’s life story for a biographical film. Ben has convened several seminars and conferences subsequently. Ben maintains the John G. Bennett archival material and publishing operations. In 2000, Ben who has two daughters a son, and two grandchildren, moved to Massachusetts where he works as a general contractor and lives with his wife Cindy, her daughter Ally.