Community Conservation Planner, Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı (Sahtú Renewable Resources Board)
Benjamin is an environmental planner with interests in environmental policies and management, focusing on resource rights for marginalized populations in Canada and Ghana – his native country. Before joining the SRRB in 2021, Ben worked with Indigenous Canadians through teaching and research, and engaged with Indigenous communities, elders, and youth on environmental co-management projects in Alberta and Newfoundland. Benjamin holds a PhD in Biosystems and Biodiversity from the University of Lethbridge, a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well as an undergraduate degree in Development Planning from Kumasi, Ghana. Ben Joined the SRRB team in 2021.