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
Lord Stern’s previous roles include President of the Royal Economic Society (2018-19) and President of the British Academy (2013- 2017). He was previously 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 Head, UK Government Economic Service 2003-2007 and produced the Stern Review on the economics of climate change. He was knighted in 2004, made a cross-bench life peer in 2007 and appointed Companion of Honour in 2017 for services to economics, international relations and tackling climate change.