Alex Evans

Alex Evans is a Senior Fellow at NYU’s Center on International Cooperation and the author of The Myth Gap: What Happens When Evidence and Arguments Aren't Enough?, a book about the power of deep stories to unlock transformational change and rebuild common ground in a world of increasing political polarisation. 

 Until March 2018, Alex was a Campaign Director at, where he ran campaigns on Brexit, tax havens, humanitarian assistance, and human rights. He has previously been a special adviser to two UK Secretaries of State, a climate expert in the UN Secretary-General’s office, and published research with organisations from the Brookings Institution to the US National Intelligence Council.