Wo We Are
Benjamin C. Lovell, CFA
President & Portfolio Manager
Ben participates in every aspect of managing our firm, in addition to managing a substantial number of our portfolios. He possesses a wealth of experience and has been managing socially responsible portfolios since 1985. He was one of the founders of Clean Yield Asset Management and served as its President from 1985 until 1996. Subsequently he was a vice president and portfolio manager with F.L. Putnam Investment Management from 1996 until 2002 and Partner and Portfolio Manager at the Boston Family Office until 2007.
Prior to entering the investment field he held accounting positions with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Tyco International. He received his BS in Environmental Conservation in 1977 and an M.B.A. from the University of New Hampshire in 1983.
Ben is a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, the Boston Security Analysts Society (BSAS), and the Social Investment Forum. He currently serves on the board of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation and has served as an officer or on boards or committees associated with the Maine Initiatives Fund, the Seacoast Anti-Pollution League, York Hospital, Bow Street Youth Symphony, Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility, the Portsmouth Music Hall, the Exeter Area VNA, and the York Rotary Club. When not working with socially responsible investments, Ben enjoys playing bass with the New Legacy Swing Band and he also loves being outdoors playing tennis, sailing, skiing, running, kayaking, hiking, or riding his BMW touring motorcycle.
Zevin Asset Management, LLC is a global top-down investment management firm whose philosophy is rooted in the idea of avoiding major losses rather than seeking big gains. Our disciplined approach removes the emotion from investing by indentifying attractive regions and sectors from around the world while experienced analysts concentrate on stock selection. For both social and investment reasons, we focus our stock selection on well-managed companies with sustainable business practices.