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Stephen Forrest Named Public Knowledge® Programs Implementation and Evaluation Director

United States – December 6, 2023 – Stephen Forrest assumes the role of Programs Implementation and Evaluation Director at multinational consulting firm Public Knowledge® (PK). He will lead the firm’s efforts to use proven and effective approaches to implementation, develop policies and regulations, use business process redesign, and conduct assessments. Additionally, he will be working with the Business Intelligence and Impact Team on our data analytics, research, and evaluation methodologies.

Stephen Forrest

“At the core of Public Knowledge®’s work is a devotion to leave the world in a better place.  I am honored by this new role. Public Knowledge® is making a meaningful and beneficial impact on our clients and those they serve through the use of data, and I look forward to being even more a part of that effort.” 

Programs Implementation and Evaluation Director, Stephen Forrest

Stephen joined the firm in 2022 as a management consultant. He has 11 years of experience managing governmental programs and projects, including four years as the Chief Information Officer at the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. During his career, Stephen has overseen the implementation of numerous administrative, environmental, and financial information management projects.  

At PK, Stephen has taken the lead in planning and procurement support for a Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System in Wyoming, as well as providing Independent Verification and Validation services for a Medicaid Management Information System in Montana and benefits management in Colorado. Additionally, he has provided independent quality assurance for an Environmental Data Management System in Oregon.

The firm is dedicated to continuously improving our capabilities to better serve their clients in helping them capture and understand data. Doing so helps to assist agencies in making informed, data-driven decisions.  

About Public Knowledge® 

Public Knowledge® is a multinational management consulting firm focused on Programs, People, and Systems. We exist to help our clients solve tough problems and thrive in complex environments. For more than 30 years, we have helped our clients achieve their goals by understanding their needs and objectives as a foundation for our problem-solving process. Our goal is to provide our clients with unparalleled service and act as their catalyst for change. Learn more by visiting 

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