Speaker profile

Ben Combes

Ben Combes

Assistant Director, Sustainability & Climate Change, PwC

Ben Combes is an Assistant Director at PwC and a Senior Economist in the Sustainability & Climate Change team. He is co-founder of PwC UK’s Innovation & Sustainability practice, working with international organisations, global companies, governments and big tech firms on ‘tech for good’ projects, including AI for Earth with Microsoft and 4IR for SDGs with the World Economic Forum. He is also an expert adviser to PwC UK’s Net Zero leadership team.

Outside PwC, Ben is an Advisory Board Member to the UK Parliament's All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group, and a Visiting Senior Fellow of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics.

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