Ben Miller joined CDA in 2011. His professional areas of expertise are corporate social impacts, conflict sensitive business, and responsible business practice. He has been involved in a number of CDA projects in this domain, including the development and publication of the Preventing Conflict in Exploration toolkit, the Business and Armed Non-State Actors project, and CDA’s advisory services. He is currently involved in UrbanSME, a joint project between CDA, University of Oslo, Universidad de los Andes, University of Stellenbosch, and Peace Research Institute Oslo.
Before joining CDA, Ben worked in East Africa for nine years, and in the Persian Gulf in the private sector for two years. He holds a Master’s degree in social anthropology from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. Ben is a native English speaker and is fluent in French, Spanish, and Swahili.