Ben Kite is a serving senior British Army Officer. He has served in a variety of different roles in his thirty year Army career including deployments to Belize, Bosnia, Kurdistan, South Africa, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. His service has included operational roles with Royal Marine and Royal Air Force Units, he has instructed at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and is a graduate of the Higher Command and Staff Course. Ben is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a member of the British Commission for Military History. He is the author of three books:
Stout Hearts – The British and Canadians in Normandy 1944, published in 2014
Through Adversity – Volume 1 of Britain and the Commonwealth’s War in the Air 1939-45
Undaunted – Volume 2 of Britain and the Commonwealth’s War in the Air 1939-45
Ben has spoken on Military History matters at the Chalke Valley History Festival, Southwick Revival, King’s College London, Reading University and for corporations including McCarthy Tetrault and the Royal Bank of Canada.
He has also spoken on wider leadership, risk and information matters to Moody’s, the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and at numerous Defence conferences.