Benjamin De Loenen


Founder and director

Major contributions to psychedelic space

  • Founder and executive director of ICEERS
  • Directed the 2004 documentary “Ibogaine: Rite of Passage”

Career highlights

Ben De Loenen is dedicated to making ayahuasca, iboga, and other psychedelic plant practices valued and integrated parts of society. In 2009, De Loenen founded ICEERS, a charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming society’s relationship with psychoactive plants. Prior to founding ICEERS, De Loenen directed “Ibogaine: Right of Passage,” a 2004 documentary about the use of ibogaine for the treatment of opiate addiction.