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Ben Goldsmith

Founder & CEO

Menhaden Green Investment Trust

London, UK

Ben Goldsmith


Ben Goldsmith is CEO of Menhaden Capital, a London-listed investment trust with a focus on energy and resources. Ben is also the co-founder of WHEB Asset Management, a leading sustainable investment management business.

He is Chairman of the Goldsmith family’s JMG Foundation, which funds campaigning and advocacy work on environmental issues. Ben’s commitment to environmental causes extends beyond the JMG Foundation with him having as co-founded the UK Environmental Funders' Network. Ben is also a Trustee of CIFF, one of the UK’s largest philanthropic foundations.

Ben serves as a Non-Executive Director of the United Kingdom Government’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and acts as Advisor to Environment Minister, Michael Gove.

Ben Goldsmith’s Background

Founder & CEO
Jul 2015 - Present
London, UK
Menhaden Green is an investment trust, which focuses on energy and resources, based in London.
WHEB logo WHEB logo
Founder and Partner
Jan 2003 - Jun 2015
WHEB is a specialist investor focused on the opportunities created by the global transition to more sustainable, resource efficient and energy efficient economies.

Other Business Interests

Non-Executive Board Member
Mar 2018 - Present
London, UK
The UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our world-leading food and farming industry & sustaining a thriving rural economy.
Nov 2015 - Present
London, UK
Crowdfunder - The UK's largest crowdfunding platform - raising millions of pounds for 1000's of projects all over the UK.
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London, UK
CIFF is an independent philanthropic organisation that focuses specifically on improving the lives of children in developing countries, who live in poverty.

Ben Goldsmith’s Education

1994 - 1999