Staff

Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Tyler Smith is a Senior Knowledge Management Officer in GGGI’s Office of Thought Leadership, working from GGGI’s Seoul headquarters. He leads knowledge management and partnerships for the Green Growth Knowledge Platform, a joint initiative between GGGI, OECD, UN Environment, and the World Bank. Ben is responsible for identifying and sharing new research, leading partnership outreach, and managing the web platform. Prior to joining the GGGI, he worked on trade and environment issues with UN Environment and the UN’s International Trade Centre. Ben has also worked for American and European consulting firms on trans-national economic and environmental issues. He holds a master’s degree in International Economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the George Washington University, both in Washington, DC.