DAVID EVANS is an award-winning Director, Producer, and Photographer, specializing in media production about issues of international development, sustainability, global health, education, cultural anthropology, scientific research, and philanthropic advocacy for organizations like National Geographic Society, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, United Nations Foundation, The Global Fund, Smithsonian Institution, and Discovery Channel, among others.
Evans’ background includes executive branding, marketing, and creative positions on 3 continents, including DDB Needham Worldwide, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, and National Geographic Television, where he played a key role in brand development for the global launch of the National Geographic Channel.
Assignment highlights include spending nearly a month each in Chad and Tajikistan documenting expeditions of the National Geographic Genographic Project, numerous occasions as exclusive photographer for Bill and Melinda Gates, and documenting the first days of United Nations response to the 2010 Haitian earthquake.
Evans has also served as an International Election Observer for The Carter Center, deployed to missions in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Ethiopia.
When he's not on assignment, David splits his time between Washington, D.C., and his hideaway in the Venezuelan Andes.