Benjamin Silverman is IMT’s Manager for Policy Design and Implementation. He works to implement IMT’s public sector strategies and the adoption of decarbonization policies in achieving climate and equity goals.
Benjamin is a Certified Passive House Consultant and LEED AP: Building Design + Construction. Prior to working with IMT, Benjamin served for over four years with the City of Boston Environment Department where he managed the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance benchmarking requirement and served on the Interagency Green Building Committee overseeing the implementation of the City’s green building zoning ordinance. He helped to spearhead the technical analysis and policy development of Boston’s now adopted building emissions performance standard the Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance, or BERDO 2.0. Previously he worked as part of the CivicSpark AmeriCorps fellowship program with the City of Oakland’s Environmental Service Division working on climate change action plan implementation around building energy benchmarking, decarbonization strategies, and electric vehicle charging stations. He has previously interned with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and CodeGreen Solutions.
Benjamin is a graduate of the M.S. program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management at The New School. In his free time, Benjamin is heavily involved in his local Jewish community and environmental justice activism.