Benjamin Firmenich

Benjamin is Executive Director of Impact Finance. He is based in Geneva where he is the Head of Investor Relations. He frequently travels to meet with investors. He also regularly trains new analysts to conduct financial and social due diligence of companies. Benjamin seats at the Investment Committee of the Impact Finance Fund which has disbursed, since October 2011, $190 million in agricultural value chains in Latin America. He developed Kharmax Impact Monitoring System, the company’s proprietary tool to enable portfolio companies to report on impact.

Benjamin is a member of the Firmenich Global Sustainability Exchange platform and he seats on the next gen committee of the Firmenich family. In 2014, he co-initiated the Geneva Nexus Salon, a local meetup of the Nexus Global Youth Initiative.

Benjamin also seats on the Advisory Board of the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth of the University of Zurich. He holds a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences from Wageningen University and a Master of Arts in Political Sciences from the University of Geneva.