Ben Goldsmith is CEO of Menhaden Capital, a London-listed investment trust with a focus on energy and resources. Previously Ben co-founded WHEB Asset Management, a leading sustainability-themed investment management business.
Ben is Chairman of the Goldsmith family’s JMG Foundation, which funds campaigning and advocacy work on environmental issues, and is co-founder of the UK Environmental Funders' Network. Ben is also a Trustee of CIFF, one of the UK’s largest philanthropic foundations.
Ben is a Non Executive Director of the UK Government’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and is an advisor to Environment Minister Michael Gove.