Benjamin Goldsmith is Founding Partner of the WHEB Group, one of Europe's leading specialist sustainability focused investment businesses. WHEB comprises a team of 32 people in London and Munich and manages assets totalling approximately ?450 million across renewable energy infrastructure, technology private equity and global equities. Goldsmith is actively involved in environmental philanthropy. He is Chair of the Goldsmith family's JMG Foundation, which funds campaigning and advocacy work on several key environmental issues. He is Co-Founder of the UK Environmental Funders' Network, which brings together more than 100 grant-making organizations with a focus on environmental issues. He is also Chair of the Conservative Environment Network, which seeks to raise the issue of environmental protection on the agenda of conservatives, particularly of the Parliamentary Conservative Party.