Tom Evans

Policy Advisor

Tom Evans is a Policy Advisor in E3G’s Geopolitics, Climate Diplomacy and Security programme. His work focuses on understanding the geopolitical landscape for climate action and informing strategies to accelerate global climate ambition.

Tom Evans

Tom in the media

Tom is currently leading E3G’s work towards delivering ambitious outcomes for COP27. He engages and coordinates global NGO, civil society, and non-state actor networks to support their climate advocacy. His research interests include the future of the UNFCCC and designing effective global frameworks for strengthening emissions reductions, including the negotiations for a mitigation work programme and the role of the Global Stocktake. He is also focused on the role of UK foreign policy in strengthening climate diplomacy after the Glasgow COP26 climate summit.

Tom is an experienced media commentator on global climate diplomacy and the UN climate negotiations, having appeared in national and international media including BBC News, Sky News, CNBC and Euronews.

Before joining E3G, Tom was a Parliamentary Researcher for the Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, where he advised on international climate change policy for the UK Labour Party. He was previously a researcher at the cross-party think tank Policy Connect with expertise in energy systems decarbonisation, where he was also responsible for coordinating the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Climate Change.

Tom holds an MSc in Environmental Technology (Global Environmental Change and Policy) from Imperial College London and a BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.

Tom is currently leading E3G’s work towards delivering ambitious outcomes for COP27. He engages and coordinates global NGO, civil society, and non-state actor networks to support their climate advocacy. His research interests include the future of the UNFCCC and designing effective global frameworks for strengthening emissions reductions, including the negotiations for a mitigation work programme and the role of the Global Stocktake. He is also focused on the role of UK foreign policy in strengthening climate diplomacy after the Glasgow COP26 climate summit.

Tom is an experienced media commentator on global climate diplomacy and the UN climate negotiations, having appeared in national and international media including BBC News, Sky News, CNBC and Euronews.

Before joining E3G, Tom was a Parliamentary Researcher for the Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, where he advised on international climate change policy for the UK Labour Party. He was previously a researcher at the cross-party think tank Policy Connect with expertise in energy systems decarbonisation, where he was also responsible for coordinating the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Climate Change.

Tom holds an MSc in Environmental Technology (Global Environmental Change and Policy) from Imperial College London and a BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.