Baroness Natalie Evans of Bowes Park

Senior Adviser, UK

Baroness Evans was a Cabinet Minister in the Theresa May and Boris Johnson administrations, from 2016 to 2022, as the longest serving Leader of the House of Lords in 70 years, and its youngest ever female leader. She had earlier served in David Cameron’s Government as a Junior Minister responsible for Education, Justice, Work and Pensions. As Senior Adviser, Baroness Evans supports the firm’s consultants in providing general advice on the broad development of U.K. policy and regulation.

Prior to her elevation to the Peerage, Natalie Evans led a distinguished career as a senior leader in national organisations, spearheading public policy debate and reform. Leading the charitable New Schools Network, she was successfully engaged in the setting up of more than 300 Free Schools, from 2011 to 2015. Previously, she served variously as Deputy Director at the leading ‘think tank’ Policy Exchange, and in policy advisory roles at the British Chambers of Commerce, the Association of British Insurers, the Investor Relations Society, the Social Market Foundation and Conservative Research Department. She graduated from New Hall, Cambridge.