Mark Evans (PhD) is professor of governance at the University of Canberra and Director of the Democracy 2025 – bridging the trust divide initiative at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. Mark was formerly Director of the Institute for Governance at the University of Canberra and the Worldwide Universities Public Policy Network and Head of Politics at the University of York in the United Kingdom. His work focuses on the design of better governance practices to bridge the trust divide between government and citizen. He has consulted on change governance interventions in 24 countries and for the European Union (EU), UNDP and the World Bank. His latest books (with Gerry Stoker) are Evidence based Policymaking and the Social Sciences – Methods that Matter, From Turnbull to Morrison: Trust Divide and Ten Ways to Save Democracy. He has been the senior editor of the international journal Policy Studies since 2004 and is currently a Council member of the Institute of Public Administration Australia.

Participating in Social Sciences Stars 2019 Canberra ‘Is it time for democratic renewal?’

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