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Benjamin Kumpf

UNDP Innovation Lead
United Nations Development Programme

Benjamin Kumpf leads the Innovation Facility of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in New York. Benjamin manages UNDP’s Innovation Fund, a pooled funding vehicle created to support and scale innovations that address challenges related to poverty, governance, climate change and gender equality across the globe. Benjamin advises internal and external clients on emerging approaches such as behavioral insights, user-centered design, and real-time information systems. Benjamin’s work experience includes assignments in Rwanda, Nepal, India and Jordan. He holds a Master's degree in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Heidelberg and a post-graduate certification from New York University.

Benjamin Kumpf