David Evans is an award-winning Executive Producer, Creative Director, filmmaker, and photographer specializing in cross-platform media production in the service of documentary films, philanthropic advocacy, sustainability, global health, and education development in the U.S. and around the globe for organizations like National Geographic Society, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, and United Nations Foundation, among others.
Evans’ early marketing background includes executive branding 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 National Geographic Genographic Project expeditions, numerous occasions as exclusive photographer for Bill and Melinda Gates, and documenting the first days of United Nations response to the Haitian earthquake.
Evans has also served as an International Election Observer for The Carter Center deployed to electoral missions to Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Ethiopia.
Fluent in Spanish and with a keen understanding of Latin American political, health, and social issues, David resides in Washington, D.C., and visits his second home in the Venezuelan Andes whenever possible.