Ben Goldsmith

Ben Goldsmith Lifelong environmentalist, investor and philanthropist and the founder of Menhaden Plc

Ben is the Chief Executive Officer of Menhaden, a London-listed investment trust which seeks to generate long-term shareholder returns by investing in businesses and opportunities which are delivering or benefiting from the more efficient use of energy and other resources.

As well as chairing the Conservation a Collective, Ben is a Trustee of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), the world’s largest climate change focused philanthropic fund, and chairs the Goldsmith family’s JMG Foundation, which focuses on environmental issues. Ben sits on the Board of the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and is also Chair of the Conservative Environment Network.