Lord Nicholas Stern
- President, The British Academy, United Kingdom
BA in Mathematics, Cambridge Univ.; Doctorate in Economics, Oxford Univ. 1986-93, with LSE; 1994-99, Chief Economist and Special Counsellor to President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Dev.; 2000-03, World Bank Chief Economist and SVP, Dev. Economics; 2003-07, Head, Gov. Economic Service; 2005-07, Adviser to UK Gov. on Economics of Climate Change and Dev.; 2008-11, Special Adviser on Economic Dev. and Climate Change to Group Chairman, HSBC. Since 2007, IG Patel Prof. of Economics & Gov. Since 2008, Chairman, Grantham Research Inst. on Climate Change and Environment, LSE. Since 2007, Member (Cross Bench), UK House of Lords. Author. Recipient of awards, including knighthood for services to economics.