Green Economy Coalition
Director of Engagement
Emily Benson is Director for Engagement for the Green Economy Coalition (GEC), the world’s largest alliance of organisations committed to accelerating the transition to green, fair economies. She leads on developing the policy narratives and evidence, stories of transition, and engagement strategies for the GEC and its 50+ members and 8 national hubs around the opportunities for a green economic reform. Emily works across the major themes of a green economy transition including the COVID-19 recovery; financial system reform; tackling inequality; green entrepreneurship; valuing nature; economic sector reform; and governance. Before joining the GEC, Emily was Head of Engagement at Stakeholder Forum, an organisation supporting global democracy in UN and international processes.