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Ben Skelton


Ben leads, grows and supports charities and social enterprises to achieve transformative social impact.

As the Chief Exec of international development charity Dig Deep, Ben has been at the forefront of transforming access to clean water, safe toilets and good hygiene for the last decade. He has led the charity from kitchen-table beginnings to collaborating with the Kenyan national and local government, using partnerships, education, training and advocacy to create sustainable change for the 1 million residents of their partner county. He also leads Dig Deep Challenges, a social enterprise established to raise funds for the charity’s work; and provides freelance training and consultancy to charities focused both in the UK and overseas.

Ben has been awarded DChA by the ICAEW, which recognises charity financial management at the highest level of knowledge and expertise, was awarded Scholar of the Year whilst studying at Durham University and is an alumnus of the Growth Project third sector leadership development programme.

Ben Skelton
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