Bio and CV
Jeremy Stone is founder and director of Recovery and Relief Services, a niche consultancy providing economic recovery and disaster planning services. Sample clients include Greater New Orleans, Inc., 'Namgis First Nation, US Economic Development Administration, City of Vancouver, etc. Disaster recoveries include Hurricane Harvey (2017), Marathassa Oil Spill (2015), 2013 Colorado floods, BP Oil Spill (2010), etc.
Previously Jeremy managed a $20MM grant and loan program following Hurricane Katrina, and designed economic recovery programs with several organizations after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Jeremy has worked throughout the coast of British Columbia with Ecotrust Canada, where he provided business and economic development planning for First Nation governments. His other areas of experience include commercial fishing economies, microfinance, and urban economic development. Jeremy is a former Peace Corps volunteer (Mongolia), and received his MPA in International Economic Development from New York University. He received his BA in Anthropology from Reed College where he studied 'cargo cults' and the role of religion in economic modernization in Papua New Guinea.