E. Benjamin Skinner
Tau Investment Management
E. Benjamin Skinner is Senior-Vice President at Tau Investment Management. He is also the author of “A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery”, which was awarded a citation from the Overseas Press Club in its book category. In his career as a writer studying the US and global political economies, with a focus on modern-day slavery, he became the first person to observe negotiations for the sale of human beings on four continents, and was named one of National Geographic's “Adventurers of the Year 2008.” Skinner previously served as Special Assistant to Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and as a Research Associate for US Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. His articles have appeared in Time, Bloomberg Businessweek, Travel + Leisure, the Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy and others. He received his BA from Wesleyan University in the US.