Tim Evans is Professor of Business and Political Economy at Middlesex University London and has been ranked by City AM as one of the UK’s ‘Top 75’ economic and financial thinkers.
Between 2002 and 2005 he was President and Director General of the Brussels based think tank Centre for the New Europe.
Between 1993 and 2002 he was the Executive Director of Public Affairs at the Independent Healthcare Association in London. In this role, he was widely credited as being the driving force behind the '2000 NHS / Independent Sector Concordat' which was described by the Financial Times as the most "historic deal in 50 years of British healthcare".
In 1991, Tim worked in Bratislava where he was the Head of the Slovak Prime Minister's Policy Unit. At the time, he was the most senior British adviser in the former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
In the late 1980s he was the Assistant Director of the Foundation for Defence Studies where he worked alongside the former Chief of the Defence Staff, Field Marshall, the Lord, Sir Edwin Bramall KG, GCB OBE MC JP DL.
A political sociologist specialising in economics, Tim’s qualifications include an M.Sc and a PhD from the London School of Economics, an MBA from the Open University Business School and a NATO-sponsored Post-graduate Certificate in National Security from the Christian Albrechts Universität in Kiel, Germany.
A regular contributor to television and radio broadcasts he has also written for a wide range of think tanks and newspapers that include the Fabian Society, the Adam Smith Institute, the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Wall Street Journal Europe and City AM - to name but a few.
Business, Management and Leadership
Past, Present and Future of Statecraft
Past, Present and Future of Welfare
Public Policy Strategy, Development and Implementation
Introductory Selection of Publications
Tim Evans, ‘Navigating the 4th industrial revolution: A world of higher quality but lower cost healthcare’, Future Health Summit, July 10 2019.
Tim Evans, ‘Government plastics ban destined to fail’, Comment Central, 8 January 2019.
Tim Evans, ‘Oman shines the brightest of Middle Eastern lights for Global Britain’, Daily Telegraph, 20 April 2018.
Tim Evans, ‘Saudi transformation offers UK rich pickings’, Comment Central, 3 August 2017.
Tim Evans, ‘The 21st century NHS revolution that will cure more for less’, City AM, 12 January 2016.
Tim Evans (2013) 'In Dence of a Free Market City: Time to Separate Banking and Money from the State?', In Defence of the City, Bretwalda Books.
Tim Evans, 'For-profit universities could deliver welcome change to higher education', City AM?, 15 August 2013.
Tim Evans and Helen Evans (2005) 'Health 2055' in Towards A Liberal Utopia?, London, Institute of Economic Affairs.
Tim Evans, Alberto Mingardi, Cecile Philippe and Stephen Pollard, (2004) Towards Greater Partnership in Healthcare Funding: The Rise of Health Consumerism in British and Other European Healthcare Systems, Brussels, Centre for the New Europe.
Tim Evans, 'Lesson in sidestepping politics', The Australian, 19 January 2004
Tim Evans and Sean Gabb, (2004) The Costs of European Environmental Regulations in the Accession Countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Brussels, Centre for the New Europe.
Tim Evans, Conservative Economics and Globalisation, The Political Quarterly, November 2004.
Tim Evans, Sean Gabb and Alberto Mingardi, (2004) From Antitrust to Disaster: An Overview of European Union Competition Policy, Brussels, Centre for the New Europe.
Tim Evans, 'Facing death by consensus, Germans lap up political sweeteners', The Australian, 29 September 2002.
Tim Evans (2002) 'Towards Greater Public Private Partnerships in Healthcare' in the Blue Book on Health: Radical Thinking on the Future of the NHS, edited by Edward Vaizey, London, Methuen/Politicos Publishing.
Tim Evans, 'Right man, right place', The Australian, 12 June 2002.
Tim Evans and Helen Evans, 'Back to the Future: Towards a Better State of Healthcare', Economic Affairs, April 2002.
Tim Evans, (1996) Conservative Radicalism: A Sociology of Conservative Youth Structures and Libertarianism 1970-1992, Oxford, Berghahn Books.
Tim Evans, 'Towards a Progressive Partnership with Independent Healthcare', Fabian Review Conference Edition, London, Fabian Society, Autumn 1996.
Tim Evans, In Praise of Post-Modernity: A Libertarian Perspective on the Contradictions of Conservative Euro-skepticism, Political Notes No.110., London, Libertarian Alliance, 1995.
Tim Evans, Socialism Without the State: the Re-emergence of Collective Self-Help, Political Notes No.99., London, Libertarian Alliance, 1994.
Tim Evans, 'The Selling of Cop Shop plc', The Guardian, 17 June 1993.
Tim Evans, (1993) Europe at Risk: Bureaucratic Betrayal of the European Ideal, London, Adam Smith Institute.
Tim Evans, (ed) (1991) An Arresting Idea: the Management of Police Services in Modern Britain, London, Adam Smith Institute.
Tim Evans, (1991) A Friend in Need: Based on the Ideas of Frank Field MP, London, Adam Smith Institute.
Tim Evans, Sociology, Crises, Contradictions and Capitalism: A Libertarian Critique, Sociological Notes No.7., London, Libertarian Alliance, 1990.
Tim Evans, Pop Music and Politics, Cultural Notes No.8., London, Libertarian Alliance, 1988.
Chair, Economic Policy Centre
Senior Fellow, Adam Smith Institute
Senior Fellow, The Cobden Centre
Fellow, Royal Society of Arts, Manufautrers and Commerce
Associate, Accredited Training International
Advisor, Damhurst Ltd
Member, Mont Pelerin Society
Member, Royal Overseas League
Freedom of the City of London