As the architect of big impact, shared value ideas, Ben believes shared value could be the only thing left that can save the world.
Ben is founder of sustainability agency Republic of Everyone, co-Founder of the multi-award winning Garage Sale Trail and author of Lessons from My Left Testicle, a book about kicking cancer’s butt and learning to live.
He is chief architect of the The 202020 Vision, a movement to create 20% more green spaces in our cities by 2020, Sydney Water’s Beat the Bottle, a collective impact approach to cleaning up our rivers and waterways and Vote Climate for Ben & Jerry’s, a simple idea that rewards young people for enrolling to vote – then point climate, with a scoop of the finest.
Ben is a spokesperson for the Cancer Council, and a Director of the Future Business Councils, Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute and EdConnect.
In his spare time he surfs, plays guitar and dreams of life in a Kombi.