Ben is the founder and CEO of Conservation Investment Management (CIM). He one of the foremost experts in conservation investment and conservation finance in the U.S. Prior to founding CIM, Ben was a shareholder at WRA, Inc, an environmental consultant and project developer. Ben worked at New Forests, a sustainable timberland investment group, and at the World Bank. Ben has a doctorate degree in veterinary medicine focused on wildlife and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Conservation Finance Series—Part Three of Eight How does species conservation banking work? The Federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), as well as some other federal and state regulations, prevents the destruction and harassment