Ben serves as Executive Director of MetroLab Network, having initially served as Interim Director of theorganization following its launch. Prior to that role, Ben served as a Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department ofthe Treasury, where he was responsible for policy development pertaining to state and local government finance,with a particular focus on infrastructure policy. He worked closely with the White House’s Office of Science andTechnology Policy on the organization and launch of MetroLab Network. Prior to his role at Treasury, Ben workedat Morgan Stanley, where he provided investment banking services to state and local government clients. He is agraduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.