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Lord Nicholas Stern

Professor of Economics and Government, London School of Economics

Lord Stern is an IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government and Chair, Grantham Research Institute at LSE. He has held posts at other UK & overseas universities and as Chief Economist at both the EBRD and the World Bank. He was Head, UK Government Economic Service 2003-2007, and produced the Stern Review on the economics of climate change. He was President of the Royal Economics Society (2018-2019,) President of the British Academy (July 2013-2017,) and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society (June 2014). He was knighted for services to economics (2004), made a life peer (2007), and appointed Companion of Honour for services to economics, international relations, and tackling climate change in 2017. His latest book is Standing Up for a Sustainable World: Voices of Change (with Claude Henry and Johan Rockstr√∂m) Edward Elgar, 2020. He is a “Friend” of the UNFCCC COP26.