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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. 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.

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