Photo of Ben Silverman

Ben Silverman

Public Affairs Lead, Sustainable Development Technology Canada


Ben is a Public Affairs Lead at Sustainable Development Technology Canada. Ben previously worked as a Communications Officer (Committees) at the Senate of Canada, where he led a team to deliver communications products and services that promote and create engagement with Senate committees. Prior to joining the Senate, he worked in the office of the Minister of National Defence and for Member of Parliament James Bezan, supporting him in his policy and communications work as the Official Opposition critic for National Defence. In addition to his Master’s in Political Management, Ben holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Studies and Public Policy from Bishop’s University, where he competed on the varsity lacrosse team.

“The MPM offers a unique opportunity to hone the practical skills needed to succeed in Ottawa’s political environment. Studying with students from a variety of political backgrounds provided new perspectives. The access to a network of incredible faculty, guest speakers, and alumni that the program offers is invaluable for building a career in politics.” – Ben Silverman

Last Revision: August 24, 2021