Ben is the head of Asia-Pacific business at Veracity Worldwide, the strategic advisory and business intelligence firm. He leads Veracity’s ESG Intelligence and Advisory practice and directs the firm’s Australia office. Prior to joining Veracity, Ben held positions with the Brookings Institution India Centre in New Delhi and the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, and he was an editorial fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Ben has presented research on political and civil society dynamics in South Asia to the US Department of State and National Security Council. He began his career in government affairs in Washington, DC and international development in India.
Ben earned a BA in journalism and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree in international security policy and South Asian affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).