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    Meet our team

    We believe that good health, fitness and wellbeing should be attainable for everyone. That’s why we bring everything you need to achieve your health, fitness and wellbeing goals to you, to your home, to your community or your work. Whatever your starting point, we work with you to meet your goals and we guarantee that you will have fun along the way.

    What’s more, in choosing Project Active you become part of our community. You can expect to be invited to participate in a calendar of social events and activities, such as the Three Peaks Challenge, our post-Christmas detox special, or a get-together for a fun bike-ride in the Oxfordshire countryside. You can also post and share your progress on the Project Active Facebook page or our Project Active Map My Fitness group.

    The concept for Project Active was launched in 2007 by Ben Scurr, a fitness professional with over 15 years’ experience. Ben wanted to provide an alternative to gyms and fitness centres that was professional, friendly and part of a health, fitness and wellbeing community.

    Project Active Ltd has assembled a great team including fitness professionals, wellbeing coaches and nutritionists equipped with the skills and experience that will help you get the results you need quickly, safely, and for the long-term.

    With our friendly, approachable manner we think you’ll like the one-to-one attention, motivation, and support we provide that’s often missing elsewhere. But don’t just take our word for it, read what our clients say

    By visiting our website you have taken the first step towards positively transforming your life. Contact us now to find out more about how we can help. We won’t let you down.

    Interested in joining our team? We are looking for like-minded fitness professionals. Call us today.

    Our Project Active team shares a passion for health, fitness and wellbeing and will take care of you every step of the way so that you can reach your goals. Our approach isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ and our assembled expertise means that whatever you need you can be sure we can bring it to you!

    We are looking to expand our health and fitness activities and are looking for fitness professionals and yoga instructors.

    Contact Ben to discuss.


    Ben Scurr, Coach

    Ben will be your first point of contact; he will discuss with you what you need and will suggest how Project Active can help you. Ben delivers our personal training, group classes and wellbeing for business programmes. Ben is a Director of Project Active and an experienced fitness professional with a wealth of health, fitness and wellbeing qualifications including the following: Personal Training and Sports Therapy, NLP Practitioner, Fitness Assessment and Health Appraisal, Exercise Management for Special Populations, Sports Nutrition, Instructor in boxercise and spinning. See the Register of Exercise Professionals for more information.

    Jim Brown, CoachIMG_3270

    Jim has an substantial background within the health and fitness industry, experienced in personal-fitness, sports nutrition, weight-training, martial arts and self-defence. Having spent eight years within the security sector and with his recognised martial art background he has been trained to a high-level developing an impressive understanding of self-defence. Jim’s training will equip you with the techniques and confidence to defend yourself from attacks or uncomfortable situations and providing you with an escape opportunity – the key to survival in any real-life attack.Jim’s methods can be taught through full contact if requested or by relatively passive means – Whatever gets the best from you! read more




    Jenny Bouquet – Sports Massage & Injury Therapist

    Jenny has a specialist background in travel and tourism and along this journey has  developed the fine skill of listening to what the client wants against and delivering what is needed. Jenny has recently qualified with a BTEC level 5 diploma in Sports Massage and Remedial Injury techniques alongside ITEC level 3 Swedish Holistic massage diploma. Jenny is looking to pursue this career alongside a passion of parachute jumping and developing a coaching pathway. Jenny has the skills to get you back on track safely. read more




    Mandy Hurworth, Nutritionist

    Mandy has a BSC honours in Nutrition and Food Science and is a full member of the Nutrition Society.

    Mandy has worked in the food industry for over 20 years and specifically as a nutritionist for the last 7 years.

    Mandy will work with you on any aspect of sports nutrition and weight management.



    Joanna Hutt – Lifestyle Coach and Therapist

    Joanna has a Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling and an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

    Joanna is a Licentiate member of the Hypnotherapy Society and an Accredited member of the National Counselling Society.

    Joanna can work  with you on any aspect of wellbeing and motivation.

    Call Ben today for a FREE
    consultation on 07940733102