Ben Block, Chair

Ben is a partner at Ardsley Partners, where he is involved with the firm’s renewable energy investment strategy. Prior to Ardsley, Ben spent several years with a joint venture of Sempra Energy, where he developed deregulated utility programs in the Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California markets. He is a frequent speaker at clean technology events, and received the 2007 St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award for promoting clean technology in emerging economies.

Ben has been a volunteer tutor at Top Honors since 2010 and received the 2011 New Tutor Award. He joined the Top Honors Board in 2011.

Ben holds a BA in Physics from the University of California, San Diego and an MBA in Finance/Economics from the NYU Stern School of Business.