Ben Goldsmith

Ben Goldsmith began his full-time animal advocacy work in 2004 and joined Farm Forward at its inception in 2007. Under Goldsmith’s leadership Farm Forward has developed a reputation for strategic innovation that has led to the largest animal protection groups in the country–the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Global Animal Partnership, the Humane Society of the United States, and others–hiring Farm Forward for a range of consultations that have ultimately improved the lives of hundreds of millions of farmed animals. Goldsmith’s work has helped to bring about industry-wide improvements for farmed animals, including a first of its kind commitment from Unilever, the third largest consumer goods company in the world, to invest in technology that will help end the horrific practice of killing male layer chicks.