Evan Williams


Evan has almost 30 years' experience in public policy and economic development. He has worked with local authorities, the Scottish, Welsh and UK Governments as well as the European Union and US Department of the Interior. He has supported planning and development proposals in energy, transport, housing and regeneration as well as developing business cases and economic impact studies.

Before joining Newington, Evan was a Special Advisor in the Scottish Parliament, with responsibility for policy and manifesto development. Evan’s experience includes five years as Chief Economist at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, giving him a deep insight into regulation and environmental policy. Over the last eight years he has provided training on strategic and political communications in Europe, US, the Middle East and Latin America for Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project.