Ben Ridley

Ben Ridley

Asia-Pacific Head, Public Policy – Sustainability Affairs, Credit Suisse

Ben is a primary enabler to embed sustainability into the bank’s activities in the Asia Pacific region through the design and delivery of business, operational and stakeholder initiatives. Ben is responsible for facilitating transaction-level environmental and social due diligence, and in helping clients develop their strategy and capacity to address key environmental and social challenges. With a background in ecology and environmental management, Ben has 20 years’ experience as a sustainability professional, including 15 years as project consultant on behalf of clients in multiple sectors. Ben is, inter alia, an Advisory Board member of ASrIA – an engagement platform for responsible investment in Asia – and is also a member of WWF-Hong Kong’s Conservation Advisory Committee.