Lord Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford
Economist, climate change authority and author of the Stern Report
Lord Nicholas Stern is the author of the seminal Review on the Economics of Climate Change and former Chief Economist at the World Bank. Professor Stern is the IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Head of the India Observatory at the London School of Economics. He is President of the British Academy (from July 2013), and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society (June 2014).
Professor Stern was Chief Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1994-1999, and Chief Economist and Senior Vice President at the World Bank, 2000-2003. He was Second Permanent Secretary to Her Majesty's Treasury from 2003-2005; Director of Policy and Research for the Prime Minister's Commission for Africa from 2004-2005; Head of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, published in 2006; and Head of the Government Economic Service from 2003-2007.
In his speeches Lord Stern presents in-depth analysis and his views on the current economic climate. He talks about the risks posed by global climate change and the opportunities that are available to investors, companies and countries in investing in a low carbon future. In addition he has extensive knowledge on development in Africa, India and China and helps investors understand the economic and geo-political outlook in these regions.
In his insightful presentations Lord Nicholas Stern provides an unparalleled level of in-depth analysis into all facets of the world's current economic landscape. He clarifies complex economic issues and looks not only at the factors affecting today's global markets but also at the factors which will affect organizations and global markets in the long term.
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