About Ian


Ian Matthews is a leading mindfulness coach, trainer, workshop facilitator and author. He creates and implements applied mindfulness programs for individual as well as workplace applications. His work has transformed the mental health & wellbeing of people in 20 countries, whilst generating impressive results for leading brand businesses.

A former British Army Electronic Engineer and Cisco EMEA Training Manager; half-way through his life he took time out to seek a period of meaningful self-enquiry. He attended teachings by eminent contemplative masters at Bhuddist retreats, including at The Manjushri Centre in Cumbria, The Lake District. He came to realise that he was born to live a self-directed life and should create and follow his own vision: ´To use his life experiences and skills to help everyone end recurring mental and emotional stress´.

He empowers you to find your own life purpose and move onwards and upwards.  



Manjushri Bhuddist Centre

He is the founder of Zenbok and an innovator in creating strategies, courses and tools for building resilience and ending burnout. His keynote speeches include at Hewlett Packard HQ in Barcelona and American Chamber of Commerce Korea.

His inspirational work has been featured by:

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