About the author

Alex Evans : AuthorAlex Evans is a Campaign Director at Avaaz, the global citizens’ movement, and a Senior Fellow at New York University’s Center 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 (Valerie Amos and Hilary Benn), and as a consultant for organisations from Oxfam to the US National Intelligence Council.

Alex is married with two children and lives in North Yorkshire.