Bevan has extensive professional consulting experience with community improvement plans, economic development, municipal long-range planning and development charges most recently with Hemson Consulting Ltd. In this role, his clients included the Ministry of Transportation, Region of Peel, Toronto Economic Development Corporation and several cities in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
In addition to his professional work, Bevan has taught on municipal finance at both Ryerson University and York University. He has also presented at conferences about the connection between municipal planning and financial policies.
Bevan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics as well as a Master of Environmental Studies (Planning) degree both from York University. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) and is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.