Professor of Sports Physiology and Performance, Leeds Beckett University; England
Ben Jones is a Professor at Leeds Beckett University. He is also the Strategic Lead for Performance and Research at the Rugby Football League, and Pathway Performance Director at Leeds Rhinos Rugby League club. Ben completed his PhD in 2013, and was promoted to Professor at the age of 31 in 2017. He has over 200 peer-review publications, and is frequently invited as a Keynote speaker at national and international conferences. Ben has secured over £4 million in research funding, appeared numerous times on BBC Breakfast as an expert to comment on contemporary issues, and has supported a number of charity events, including the Kevin Sinfield 7 in 7 Challenge in 2021, which raised over £2.5 million for MND.