Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Ben has worked in elite sport for over 15 years, initially across rugby, hockey and Paralympic sports, before specialising in football.

His career has covered technology, analytics and research, with the majority of it based within the player development department at Chelsea F.C.

Ben is currently Head of Research & Innovation at Chelsea, exploring any and all ways of improving team and organisational performance, whilst also managing strategic performance partnerships.

Alongside his role at Chelsea, Ben is actively involved in additional working groups/board membership across sports and educational organisations. 


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