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Ben Barker

Managing Director 
EXTREME Destinations


Ben was born in the UK but has lived across all corners of the world his entire life. From the Middle East, South East Asia, Africa to the Americas and now the Indian Ocean, he is able to draw on this vast global experience and apply it to the development of EXTREME’s global sports and leisure destinations. 

A graduate from Sheffield Hallam University (UK) with a Hotel and Tourism Degree (1998), he has been involved at at very stage of the project cycle, from ideation, feasibility and design, through development, project management, operations and business consultancy in sports, tourism, leisure and entertainment destinations for over 20 years.

His in-depth knowledge of this experience led industry, an understanding of the markets, trends and competition and his extensive network, allows him and his team to deliver a bespoke project on time, budget and to the clients requirements and expectations. 

Ben is a strong believer in enjoying what the natural world offers and will very often be found hiking, surfing, paddle boarding, freediving and trying out any new adventure sports he has the opportunity to experience. 

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