Evan Yoshimoto


Evan Yoshimoto is an intern with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where he supports the institute’s work on global order, particularly the Global Governance Futures — Robert Bosch Foundation Multilateral Dialogues. His research interests include environmental justice, sustainable economics, political ecology, and the intersection of climate change and migration.

Evan holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of California, Berkeley in environmental economics and policy and conservation and resources studies with an emphasis on capitalism and the environment. Alongside his degrees he served as the Civil Rights Chair of the Japanese-American Citizens League Berkeley Chapter, a community organizer with the UC Berkeley Students of Color Environmental Collective, and the LGBTQ+ Alumni Engagement Coordinator with the UC Berkeley Gender Equity Resource Center.

Previously, Evan held fellowships with the UC Berkeley HAAS Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society Global Justice Program where he completed research on climate change induced displacement and corporate influence over the global food system, and at the Earth Island Institute, where he collected and monitored international airline carbon offset commitments. He has also held internships with the Asian Pacific Environmental Network as a community engaged scholar, and the Conference for Asian American Pacific Leadership as a public service intern in the US Forest Service. Most recently, Evan worked as a teaching assistant in the Meiji Gakuin University International Studies department in Yokohama, Japan where he lectured and facilitated discussion on various aspects of global competency and the UN Sustainable Development Goals for non-native English speakers.

Languages: English, Japanese, Spanish

Areas of Expertise

Global Order