Alex Evans

Author, The Myth Gap in England, United Kingdom

Alex Evans

Author, The Myth Gap in England, United Kingdom

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Alex Evans is a campaign director at Avaaz.org, a global citizens' movement with nearly 45 million members across more than 190 countries. He is the author of The Myth Gap: What Happens When Evidence and Arguments Aren't Enough?, and is also a Senior Fellow at New York University'sCenter on International Cooperation.

Over the last two decades Alex has worked on global issues in the UN Secretary-General's office, as Special Adviser to two UK Secretaries of State for International Development, and as a consultant for organisations from Oxfam to the US National Intelligence Council.

All of Alex's publications are available here; he also blogs at Global Dashboard (which he co-edits), is a regular contributor on development to the Guardian, and occasionally posts progressive house mixes on Soundcloud.

Alex is married to Emma Williams, and they live in North Yorkshire with their children Isabel (7) and Kit (4).