Having worked across a range of sectors including CSR, business development, start-ups, property and sustainability, Ben Cijffers brings a broad suite of skills to the role of chief operating officer.
Ben has worked abroad extensively, including France, Romania, Malaysia and Australia, and brings both strategic and front line experience of CSR programme delivery, project management and brand/business development. Ben has worked on projects as diverse as the HSBC Climate Partnership and establishing a farming company; and with NGOs such as Wild Asia, Earthwatch and A Rocha. Additionally he has started and developed several businesses in Romania including property development, retail and farming.
Ben brings a creative and people-centred approach to his role at Global Philanthropic, as well as the diversity of his experience and skills.