Ben joined the CCS team as Executive Director after spending most of his career working in international development. Most recently, as Director of Organizational Development for Teach For All, he collaborated closely with the leadership of Teach For All network programs in the Middle East, Asia, and Europe to build high performing, sustainable organizations and set solid foundations for scaling.
Prior to joining Teach For All, Ben was Principal Manager for Global Programs at ACCION International where he helped manage a portfolio of technical assistance projects aimed at improving performance at microfinance institutions throughout Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Before joining ACCION Ben implemented agribusiness projects in rural Panamanian communities as a Peace Corps Volunteer and worked in marketing for a global Fortune 500 company.
In his spare time he enjoys the daily adventures of rookie parenthood alongside his wonderful wife, strolling around Cambridge with his 3 year-old daughter and 10 month-old son, windsurfing, and learning to play jazz and blues piano. Ben holds undergraduate degrees in International Relations and Sociology from Principia College and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School.