Timothy G. Evans is the Director, Health, Nutrition and Population at the World Bank. Dr. Evans has been active in the international health arena for more than 20 years.
Before joining the World Bank, he was the Dean of the James P. Grant School of Public Health of BRAC University in Bangladesh. Previously, he served as Assistant Director General at the World Health Organization, heading the Evidence, Information, Research and Policy Clusters, where he oversaw the production for the annual World Health Report. Dr. Evans has been a leader in career, notably through his work with the Rockefeller Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health and with his contributions to the development of innovative partnerships, including the Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunization, INDEPT and Health Metrics networks, the Global Health Workforce Alliance and the World Alliance for Patient Safety.
Dr. Evans earned his DPhil in agricultural economics at Oxford, and pursued medical and postgraduate studies at McMaster and Harvard Universities.