Ben Smith is a Director for Climate Change with Arup, where he leads a lot of their strategy work with global cities, through networks such as C40 Cities. For COP26 (Green Zone) he led the development of a Global Cities Climate Action Exhibition.
He was a global judge for the 2019 Climathon, and for WWF’s One Planet Cities Challenge, he sits on the UKRI Climate Resilience Steering Group and is a Commissioner for WEF’s Biodivercities 2030 initiative. Ben is also a Raleigh International Alumni, a Climate Reality Leader, a volunteer Founding Trustee of the National Park City Foundation and a #GetOutside Champion for Ordnance Survey.
Through Arup, Ben was able to secure seed funding in support of the #Ridethechange event organisation, he also has strong links to two of the other sponsor organisations. https://linktr.ee/Ben_Smith