Ben Butterworth is Senior Manager, Climate and Energy Analysis at Acadia Center, based in the Boston office. His work includes managing and conducting analytical work in support of Acadia Center’s initiatives and state implementation efforts.
Prior to Acadia Center, Ben was a Senior Associate at the Cadmus Group and a Senior Consultant at DNV. In these two consulting roles, Ben worked with a diverse set of clients – including city, county, and state governments, community choice aggregations, and corporations – to develop implementable solutions to complex climate and energy issues. Ben’s interdisciplinary work experience in the climate and energy space has led him to develop technical areas of focus in areas including energy efficiency, renewable energy, thermal decarbonization, and electric vehicles. He also has extensive experience in greenhouse gas quantification, scenario analysis, and policy cost-benefit analysis. Ben holds a Master’s of Environmental Management with a focus on Energy and Climate Policy from the Yale School of the Environment and a BS in Environmental Science from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.