Benjamin L. Shinewald is a Canadian lawyer, public servant and writer. Previously, Benjamin served as in various roles, including CEO, at Canadian Jewish Congress. From 2005-2008, Benjamin served in the Privy Council Office, where he advised two Prime Ministers and two Cabinets on economic policy. He has been Law Clerk to Chief Justice Aharon Barak of the Supreme Court of Israel; worked for Hon. Martin Lee, Chair of the Democratic Party of Hong Kong; served in the Canadian Mission to the OECD in Paris; and worked for the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club. He currently serves as President and CEO of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada, which runs BOMA BEST, Canada’s leading environmental certification program for existing buildings, but writes in an independent capacity.