Director, Policy Engagement, Investor Network, Ceres
Benjamin manages the Ceres Investor Network Policy Working Group, engaging investors in Ceres' core global, federal and state climate and energy policy priorities. He represents Ceres on the Investor Agenda’s Policy Working Group and facilitates the Investor Agenda’s U.S. Country Policy Group. Benjamin also supports relationship management with Ceres Investor Network asset owners and asset managers, serving a portfolio of policy-focused investors.
Prior to joining Ceres, Benjamin served as a staff member for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, focusing on climate and healthcare issues. He previously lived abroad for five years in the Middle East and Africa where he worked in different capacities as a strategy consultant, including for a government client on an economy-wide energy subsidy reform program and for a distributed solar energy startup. Benjamin has a Bachelor's degree in Economics and International Affairs from Gettysburg College.