Benjamin Overton
Project Manager

Benjamin Overton (he/him) is a Project Manager at SEEK Development. His experience spans over 10 years in philanthropy, resource mobilization, and impact investing within the non-profit, government, and private sectors. At SEEK, he leads our work in Climate Adaptation and Global Education.

Benjamin has extensive experience in leading strategy development processes, resource mobilization efforts, and multi-stakeholder dialogues and partnerships, enabling him to work in close partnership with clients to explore strategic questions and to effectively manage complex processes.

Benjamin’s previous experience has focused on the intersection of human rights, economic empowerment, and effective development assistance. He worked most recently as Partnerships Manager at Yunus Social Business, where he gained experience managing large institutional funding contracts and innovative financing models for development. He also brings extensive experience in philanthropy and corporate social responsibility gained as a Programme Officer at the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Benjamin began his career in resource mobilization for the International Crisis Group and Humanity in Action, a human rights education organization.

Benjamin has a Master’s of Public Administration, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Asian Studies, and a Certificate of Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington.

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