Evan is an environmental scientist. In 1997, he founded Downstream Strategies, which offers consulting services to help build resilient communities, promote economic development, and protect the environment.
Evan has more than 25 years consulting for government agencies, nonprofit organizations, attorneys, private businesses, and individuals. He has developed and applied computer models; provided testimony and training on issues related to environmental laws, policies, and permits; and led multi-disciplinary research teams that integrate science and policy.
He received a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from M.I.T. and an M.S. in Energy and Resources from U.C.-Berkeley. He has consulted across sub-Saharan Africa and in China, Egypt, and Barbados.