Tom Evans is a Researcher in the London office working in the Climate Diplomacy team. He is currently supporting E3G’s work on COP26 strategy and engagement.
Before joining E3G, Tom worked for the UK Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade and Shadow Minister for International Climate Change in the House of Commons. He was responsible for supporting the development of Labour Party policy on international climate change including areas such as UK Export Finance, emissions accounting and sustainable trade.
Prior to working in Westminster, Tom was a researcher at the cross-party think tank Policy Connect, where he authored reports on gas grid decarbonisation and the production of low carbon hydrogen and biomethane. He was also the coordinator of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Climate Change.
Tom holds an MSc in Environmental Technology (Global Environmental Change and Policy) from Imperial College London where his research focused on the effect of political partisanship on local government expenditure on environmental protection in England. He graduated with a BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 2015, specialising in zoology, ecology and conservation science.