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, CDA’s engagement of the Chinese business community, and assessments of corporate field operations.
Ben is currently a member of the Business and Armed-Non-State Actors project team at CDA and contributes to the management of CDA’s advisory services work.
Before joining CDA, Ben worked for nine years in East Africa with an INGO, and for two years in the Persian Gulf in the private sector. He holds a Master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, both in social anthropology. Ben is a native English speaker and is fluent in French, Spanish, and Swahili.