Born and raised in Whitehorse, Yukon, Benjamin is an entrepreneur with specialization in airlines, energy, and finance. Benjamin is active in the management of Air North, Yukon's Airline, in the areas of Finance, IT, and Commercial Development, and he has previously operated as a First Officer on the Hawker Siddely 748. In his role at Air North, Benjamin was heavily involved in the creation of Chieftain Energy LP, a fuel supply company involved in fuel importation and distribution in the Yukon, N.W.T, and B.C. Further, Benjamin is founding partner of Heat Yukon Heating Fuels Inc., a Yukon heating fuel supplier. Benjamin holds a BCom from Carleton University and a MSc Financial Economics from the University of Oxford. He is also a Certified Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM).