Benjamin Combes

Ben Combes is a Director at Monitor Deloitte and the lead Climate Economist in the newly-formed Net Zero Transformation team. He specialises in strategy and technology-enabled structural change. Prior to joining Deloitte in 2021, Ben was a Net Zero Advisor to Microsoft and a Knowledge Advisor to the World Economic Forum, as co-founder of the award-winning Innovation & Sustainability Practice at PwC.

Ben has deep expertise in climate change: he was one of the founding members of the UK’s Climate Change Committee in 2008, a Co-Principal to the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate in 2014, and has been a Senior Visiting Fellow of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics since 2016. In 2020 he was a Director on the launch team of the Transform to Net Zero cross-sector initiative.

Ben holds an MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Edinburgh and an MSc in Environmental and Resource Economics from University College London.

Benjamin Combes
Director, Net Zero Strategy & Climate Tech
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    Monitor Deloitte