Gelong Thubten is a Buddhist monk, meditation teacher and author. He ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk 25 years ago at Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland. Part of his training has included spending over six years in intensive meditation retreats, the longest of which was four years. Thubten specialises in teaching mindfulness meditation internationally, in businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, prisons and addiction counselling centres. He works with major clients such as Google, Accenture and LinkedIn, and he teaches mindfulness to medical students and trainee nurses. He has lectured at Oxford University and for the United Nations, and he collaborated with Ruby Wax and a neuroscientist on the bestselling book ‘How to be Human’. Thubten’s own book, ‘A Monk’s Guide to Happiness, is published in June 2019.