Christopher (Topher) Lewis
Senior Technical Consultant
Topher Lewis, Sc.D. (he/him) has over 15 years of experience helping clients tackle environmental science, policy, and strategy challenges. With expertise in environmental health and engineering and broad experience in environmental and economic analysis and applied field and laboratory research, he has managed numerous complex and high-profile natural resource, public health, and public policy projects. Topher has provided litigation and negotiation support, presented in professional settings, and published in the peer-reviewed literature on topics related to natural resource damage assessment. Recent projects include managing a regional marine seafood safety sampling program; developing policy for valuing ecosystem service benefits of natural solutions to stormwater mitigation; evaluating avian and shoreline restoration option alternatives; providing riverine restoration project solicitation and implementation planning support; reviewing and commenting on a Superfund ecological risk assessment; and providing strategy support for natural resource damages assessment decision-making. Topher also serves as a Director on the State of Colorado Cherry Creek Basin Water Quality Authority.
Topher holds a B.A. in Biology from Middlebury College. He received his M.S. and Sc.D. degrees in Environmental Health concentrating in Environmental Science and Engineering from the Harvard University School of Public Health.