Ben is a strategy and communication consultant with nearly 15 years experience working for social justice and social impact. As founder and president of Conspire for Good, he helps progressive organizations, foundations, and social entrepreneurs achieve their goals and scale their impact. Benjamin began his career at the leading international conflict resolution nonprofit, Search for Common Ground. During his time there, he supported efforts to improve relations between conflicting countries through civil society exchanges, back-channel talks and shuttle diplomacy. He also served as an editor of Common Ground News Service-Middle East, working with hundreds of Israeli, Palestinian and American authors to publish articles that offer constructive solutions to regional conflicts.
When not at work, you can find Ben playing music, reading fiction or engaged in a passionate conversation about the future of the human race. He received his BA in liberal arts from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.