EWB Consulting Founder Ely Battalen is a Sustainability Consultant and Educator, specializing in organic textiles.
Ely has a decade of experience creating standards, consulting and performing audits of sustainable programs around the world. Working with textiles, biofuels, seafood and recycled commodities in a wide spectrum, he has been engaged in over a dozen programs and is a member of the International Organic Inspectors Association.
Ely grew up on an organic farm in the Berkshire Hills of New England. He has always been passionate about sustainability from the moment he could join his family in the harvest and the preparation and preservation of food. Battalen received his undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University, studied music production and is fluent in German. When he is not on the road, he calls Brooklyn home.