Hugh Evans

CEO and Co-Founder, Global Poverty Project

Hugh Evans is a humanitarian and an internationally renowned development advocate, and CEO and Co-Founder of the Global Poverty Project. Hugh founded the Oaktree Foundation and was a leader in the Australian Make Poverty History campaign. In 2008, with grants from the United Nations, Australian government and British government, Hugh built his impact in the aid and development sector, co-founding the Global Poverty Project (GPP), an education and advocacy organization committed to ending extreme poverty by 2030 and runs the renowned Global Citizen Festival in NYC’s Central Park, along with other global campaigns including Live Below the Line, The End of Polio and Get Down. Hugh holds a law and science degree and has completed a Masters in International Relations at the University of Cambridge, UK.