Keith R. Evans

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Keith Evans

The International Center for Alcohol Policies employs Keith R. Evans as a consultant [1]. ICAP describe Evans as one of their consultants who "undertaken work on behalf of ICAP with the Government’s of England, Scotland, South Africa and Botswana on the development of sustainable alcohol policies". [2] Evans has worked for the past 25 years in the alcohol and public health field in the UK, New Zealand and Australia.

Evans has been meeting with African governments with a draft alcohol policy document designed by big alcohol. The alcohol industry sends individuals like Evans to direct alcohol control polices in their favour. Evans was joined by Mitch Ramsay policy adviser to SABMiller and Damon Ansell of Diageo to support the initiative. Evans has been working in Ghana with free market think tank IMANI to achieve alcohol policy that the industry can support.[3]

Past & Present Positions

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  • Director Primary Health Care and Drug Strategy, South Australian Department of Health
  • CEO of the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (1984-1994)
  • Consultant to WHO
  • Australian Inter-governmental Committee on Drugs, member
  • Board of Directors of the International Council on Alcohol and Addictions[4].


  1. Integrity in Science Website Integrity in Science Last accessed April 3rd 2008
  2. ICAP Website Our Consultants & Advisors Last accessed April 3rd 2008
  3. IMANI Draft Policy on Alcohol for Ghana accessed 19th August 2009
  4. ICAP WebsiteOur Consultants & Advisors Last accessed April 3rd 2008