Jean-Benoit is since 2011 the executive director of WaterLex, a Geneva-based development organization specialized in legal services to improve water governance worldwide. He is also currently a board member of the Swiss Water Partnership (SWP) and board president of the International Catholic Center of Geneva (ICCG). Previously, he worked for several international development and humanitarian organizations. His areas of expertise include the human right to water, business & human rights, governance assessments in the water sector. These missions led him to Haiti, Liberia, Benin, Bangladesh & Indonesia. Jean-Benoit holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) with a specialization in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex (United Kingdom) and a Masters in Theological Studies from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland).