Ben Goldsmith

Environmentalist, Person

1980 –

54

Who is Ben Goldsmith?

Benjamin James "Ben" Goldsmith is an English financier and environmentalist. The son of financier Sir James Goldsmith and Lady Annabel Goldsmith he is one of the founders and managers of the sustainability-focused investment firm WHEB Group. He has used his personal wealth to support both philanthropic and political projects in the area of the environment and sustainability.

He had a high profile marriage to Rothschild heiress's Kate Emma Rothschild which ended in 2012. The split gained tabloid headlines in the UK after being dubbed the first "Twitter Divorce" for playing out on social media via posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram."

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Born
Oct 28, 1980
England
Also known as
  • Benjamin James "Ben" Goldsmith
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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Education
  • Eton College

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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