About Ben Claeson
Ben Claeson is a Programme Officer at the Foundation. He works on youth, peace and security, peacebuilding financing and private sector engagement. Prior to joining the Foundation Ben worked as a consultant on IM Swedish Development Partner’s global disarmament initiative, Humanium Metal. Ben is a Fulbright recipient, and conducted research on identity change, community relations and parades dispute mediation in Northern Ireland.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Bates College and holds an MSc from University College Dublin in Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict.