About Kevin

Kevin Hansen is a public sector professional whose work experience includes policy, management and budget-focused roles for the State of New York, the GovLab, the City of Chicago, the City of Washington (DC), and the international strategy consulting firm Bain & Company.

As a writer, Kevin has authored blog posts and op-eds for the Huffington Post, the NYU Wagner Review and the Governance Lab at NYU. As part of an open government initiative in 2012, Kevin live-chronicled the first internet access-enabled meeting in the history of 10 Downing Street, office and residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

A resident of Brooklyn for the past several years, Kevin received his M.P.A. degree on a full scholarship from NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, where he was one of two students to be awarded the prestigious Bohnett Public Service Fellowship. He previously earned a B.B.A. in accounting and a B.S. in political science with honors and distinction from The University of Iowa, which he has served as a member of the Tippie College of Business’ Young Alumni Board and as a member of the successful 2011 Dean Search Committee.

Independent of his professional work, he also has conceived and is co-founding PolicyAtlas, a growing, non-­partisan project to develop a user-contributed encyclopedia of known public policy solutions.