Evan Leon

Evan Leon

University of Michigan

Evan is passionate about the sustainable development of natural resources used in technology. His current research focuses on battery raw material production and battery recycling for electric vehicles.

During his first year at the Erb Institute, he interned part-time at a leading producer of lithium chemicals used in batteries for portable electronics, electric vehicles, and energy storage systems. Evan also served as a research assistant at the University of Michigan Energy Institute where he contributed to several mobility and battery economics research projects.

He brings four years of corporate banking experience covering Latin American financial institutions. While working in banking, Evan served on teams that executed cross-border transactions and managed credit risk.

Evan graduated cum laude from Duke University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish & Latin American Studies with highest distinction. He enjoys learning languages and about cultures around the world. He is fluent in English and Spanish.