Who is your hero?
Everyone who dares to challenge the status quo.
About Bennet Barth
Prior to joining the BMW Foundation team in March 2019, Bennet Barth worked with MAZE – Decoding Impact in Lisbon, Portugal. Maze works alongside impact ventures and investors to scale effective solutions for social and environmental challenges. Bennet concentrated his efforts on impact investment activities, consulting impact ventures and international policy work around the topic.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technical University of Berlin and a Master of Science in Economics from Nova SBE in Lisbon. He previously worked in development cooperation in renewable energy projects in Asia and West Africa.
Surfing is Bennet’s passion and so he is constantly searching for the perfect wave in all parts of the world. He enjoys spending a lot of time outdoors – on the water, in the forest or in the mountains, keen for adventures in the wild. Bennet is driven by curiosity and eager to learn something new every day, especially around economics, the environment, and entrepreneurship. He is inspired by smart and bold solutions that challenge the status quo for the better.