Ben Christensen is an associate with SVB Capital responsible for identifying and evaluating private equity and venture capital fund investments, as well as performing analysis on the industry.
Prior to joining SVB Capital in 2008, Mr. Christensen was the head of research in the Beijing office of Jones Lang LaSalle, a leading real estate advisory firm. In that role, he led a team of seven in analyzing and reporting on key trends in the northern China real estate market. Coverage included both Beijing as well as other key cities in North China. Mr. Christensen also led investment and development consulting projects for a variety of international clients.
Mr. Christensen is fluent in Mandarin and earned a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies from Middlebury College in Vermont.