Howard Silverman is Ecotrust's Senior Writer and Analyst. Working with the organization since 1999, he has guided the development of Ecotrust communications and publications in a wide variety of media. Silverman provides strategic support in creative direction, messaging, editing, writing, and public engagement. His areas of professional expertise include writing, editing, publishing, public speaking, creative direction, new media, history and evolution of environmentalism and sustainability, natural resource economies, community-based social change, and systems analysis.
Silverman received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has a background as an English teacher, web designer, and translator of Mandarin Chinese. His Ecotrust projects of special interest include Ecotrust publications, People and Place web/journal, SectionZ public education campaign, Vivid Picture project, Salmon Nation Voices, Sockeye Magazine, Conservation Economy, and Life Cycle Assessment of Pacific Salmon.