Tom Evans is a Researcher 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.
As part of this, Tom is currently supporting E3G’s work towards delivering ambitious outcomes at COP26. 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, the role of non-state actors in global climate action, and the impacts of COVID-19 on climate diplomacy.
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 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.