Mr. Benjamin Firmenich
Impact Investor & Entrepreneur
Benjamin Firmenich is an impact investor and entrepreneur. He is a member of the Firmenich Family, the owner of the world's largest private company in fragrances and flavors. As a day job, he co-chairs the Management Committee of Impact Finance Management SA, which has disbursed $157 million in agricultural value chains, mainly in Latin America, since October 2011. He developed Kharmax Impact Monitoring System, the company’s proprietary tool to enable portfolio companies to report on impact.
Mr. Firmenich is a member of the Firmenich Sustainability Council and he sits on the Next Gen Committee of the Firmenich family. 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.