David Evans

David Evans

Chief of Global Philanthropy, UNICEF

David Evans leads strategic development of philanthropy at UNICEF globally. He oversees partnership and strategy development with leading foundations, individual philanthropists and financial innovation partners. Previously, he acted as Head, Philanthropy and Values Based Investing, Asia-Pacific for UBS Wealth Management, and developed in-depth expertise in philanthropy in Asia. He also served as Head, Private Sector at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a major health financing mechanism based in Geneva. He has contributed to a number of studies on philanthropy and social enterprise in Asia including: the “UBS-INSEAD Study of Family Philanthropy in Asia”; “Revealing Indian Philanthropy” published by the London School of Economics; the “China Social Enterprise and Social Investment Report” published by Shanghai Finance University; and “From Charity to Change: Social Investment in Southeast Asia, published by Singapore Management University. He has graduate degrees from Oxford University, Columbia University and INSEAD