Ben is a naturopath, nutritionist, science writer and speaker. He is author of The Digestive Health Solution and contributes regularly to industry magazines and scientific journals. Ben is Editor of the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, Contributing Editor of Integrative Healthcare and Applied Nutrition, Director of Clinical Education for Pure Encapsulations (UK), and is on the Advisory Board of the BCNH College of Nutrition and Health where he is also a lecturer.
Herbal Medicine Conference 2020 - Meet our speakers
We are delighted to welcome a number of wonderful speakers to this year's event. You can find out more about each of them below.
Benjamin Brown, ND
Hein Zeylstra Memorial Lecture
Andrew has been in practice as a medical herbalist since 1986. Over the years, he has treated people suffering from health problems of many kinds - from minor skin conditions to severe debilitating illness. He believes that best results come from working jointly with the patient and mapping out an agreed way forward.
Andrew is a fellow and past-president of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists; and a member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.
He was a Senior Lecturer in Herbal Medicine at Middlesex University, London, (1994 - 2003) having helped to found its BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine course, the first of its kind at a European university.
Andrew has written a range of books on herbal medicine, notably the Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine now in its 3rd edition, which has sold over a million copies worldwide and been translated into 8 different languages.
Simon has been a herbal practitioner in Exeter since 1977. He is an acclaimed international speaker on a range of topics, including herbal and traditional medicines, and natural approaches to modern health problems. He is a Cambridge medicinal sciences graduate and has been at the forefront of the modern development of herbal, complementary and integrated medicine.
Speaker - Business Skills
Helen is a Chartered Marketer and a complementary practitioner (clinical hypnotherapist, Master NLP practitioner, life coach and Advanced Lightning Process® Practitioner).
She spent 20+ years working in marketing and business, responsible for staff teams and big budgets.
She has spent the last 10 years blending the skills of mindset, marketing and business, specifically to support complementary practitioners.