Ben Henderson served on Edmonton City Council from 2007 to 2021, for Ward 8 in the central southside. While on City Council he led initiatives that created the City of Edmonton’s Poverty Elimination Strategy, WinterCity Strategy, Public Engagement Strategy, and Energy Transition Strategy. After stepping down as City Councillor, he started his own consulting company, specializing in public engagement, governance, government relations and Winter Cities. He currently serves as co-chair of EndPovertyEdmonton, and nationally on the board of the Tamarack Institute. Ben also served as the Chair of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)’s Green Municipal Fund for seven years, on the FCM board, as Chair of the Inter City Forum on Social Policy and on the Canada Council on the Social Determinants of Health.