Ben Carpenter is the chief executive of Social Value UK, part of Social Value International, the membership organisation for individuals, organisations and companies supporting principles and standards in accounting for social and environmental value.
Prior to becoming CEO, Ben was Social Value UK’s Operations Manager. During his time at Social Value UK, Ben has helped to grow and develop a range of membership services, most notably Assurance and Accreditation and SVUK’s involvement in the Impact Management Programme. Working with the membership, Ben has strengthened representation across private and public sectors, and civil society. Ben has also led on international initiatives with the OECD, World Economic Forum and World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Ben’s background in homelessness, social housing and the built environment, affords him experience that spans sectors and an in-depth knowledge of Social Value accounting.