Senior Project Manager
Jake Benford is a member of Bertelsmann Stiftung's Europe Programme, where he currently focusses on economic cohesion in the EU as well as more broadly on relations with the UK. He previously developed the foundation's work on impact investing, which comprised sector-building, piloting social impact bonds and creating an impact investment portfolio. Before joining Bertelsmann Stiftung in 2010, Jake Benford lived and worked in the UK where he gained professional experience with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Chatham House and the UK Civil Service (Education). He holds degrees in international politics and philosophy from University College London (UCL), Sciences Po Paris and the University of Cambridge.