Alex Evans is a Non-Resident Fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC), where he works on issues including international development, climate change, and global risks.
He has a particular focus on the post-2015 international development agenda, and has undertaken work on it with the UN High-level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, the Brookings Institution, Unilever, the World Resources Institute, and the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit. His recent publications in this area including Delivering the Post-2015 Development Agenda and What Happens Now? – Taking the Post-2015 Agenda to the Next Stage (with David Steven).
Other current and recent projects include research on global climate policy with the Center for Global Development, a secondment to the UN Secretary-General’s office as the writer of the 2011 UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability, working with the UN Development Programme’s senior management team to help develop their current Strategic Plan, and assisting former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown with a forthcoming book on the world in 2025.
Alex lives and works in Ethiopia, and is married with two children.