Max Izenberg is an Emergency Management Intern/Analyst at Constant Associates with ten years of experience providing analytical support to improve public health and humanitarian responses across multiple continents. Mr. Izenberg’s policy interests and research experience span a wide range of thematic policy areas, including disaster risk financing, risk management, cost recovery, risk communication, early warning systems, and the use of technology in decision science. He is also concurrently an Assistant Policy Researcher at RAND and a PhD Candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. His dissertation research examines how Southern California governments make earthquake risk financing decisions under uncertainty. Prior to RAND, Mr. Izenberg has lived in India, Afghanistan, and Turkey providing evaluation support to the United Nations and various non-governmental organizations regarding public health, disaster risk reduction, and forced migration.
Mr. Izenberg has a Masters in Policy Analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School and a Masters in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London School of Economics. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Informatics from Tulane University. He speaks English, Urdu/Hindi, Farsi, and Spanish. He is also a Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst and a Certified Associate in Risk Management.