As Director of International Expansion, Evan’s role is to leverage data-driven learnings to guide Andela’s growth into markets across Africa. Evan has a background in building technology communities across sub-Saharan Africa. He has worked for top research organizations including Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and Evidence Action where he has provided technical assistance to public sector programs in health and education providing improved services to > 9 million beneficiaries across Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Sierra Leone and Botswana.
Evan is a co-founder of LakeHub, a tech community serving Western Kenya and one of the fastest growing African tech-hubs outside of a capital city. A former debater, Evan has placed in the top 8 at the U.S. and World University Debating Championships.
Evan has a Master’s degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Brandeis University.