Mr Hugh Evans

Hugh Evans
Mr Hugh Evans (BSc 2008, LLB(Hons) 2008)

Distinguished Young Alumni Award 2009

Mr Hugh Evans (BSc 2008, LLB(Hons) 2008) is a social movements campaigner and the 2004 Young Australian of the Year.

Mr Evans is currently the CEO of The Global Poverty Project working to help achieve the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals to end extreme poverty by 2025.

In 2002 Mr Evans founded the Oaktree Foundation, Australia's first youth-run aid organisation with a mission to empower young people in the developing world through education.

He was co-chair of the inaugural Youth 2020 Summit in Canberra, and one of the key leaders behind the successful Australian Make Poverty History campaign.

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Photo credits

Concert and campaign photos with thanks to Make Poverty History.