Ben N. Ratner

Senior Director, EDF+Business


Areas of expertise:
Oil and gas methane emissions, energy transition, corporate climate lobbying

Ben directs the EDF+Business Energy Transition team, a dynamic group of business experts working in key areas of the global energy industry to speed and scale greenhouse gas reductions worldwide. Ben blends business and public policy approaches to accelerate strategies for virtually eliminating oil and gas methane emissions, electrifying heavy-duty transport and achieving prices and limits on carbon pollution.


Prior to joining EDF, Ben advised large corporate clients in a range of industries, as Senior Associate at the management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Ben also practiced law at international law firm Latham & Watkins, LLP, with a focus on environmental law and regulation. He is a graduate of Stanford Law School, where he led the Mock Trial Program. Ben also is a graduate of Rice University, and former participant in Stanford Graduate School of Business’s Ignite program on entrepreneurship.

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