Ben is a subject-matter expert in carbon and emerging technology for Wood Mackenzie's Energy Transition Practice. His focus includes the hydrogen economy, carbon capture and storage and direct air capture, among other technologies. Prior to this role, Ben was a senior solar analyst with Wood Mackenzie specializing in PV systems and balance-of-system components. Before joining Wood Mackenzie, Ben worked in China and the U.S. in cleantech manufacturing and for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in East Asian studies from Skidmore College and a master’s degree in international environmental policy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.