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London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7881



Professor Lord Nicholas Stern

IG Patel Chair of Economics and Government
London School of Economics and Political Science



House of Lords, Member                         from December 2007

The British Academy, President                         July 2013-2017

The British Museum, Deputy Chair of Trustees      2012-2016














Kerrie Quirk

+44 (0)20 7852 3566

Eva Lee

+44 (0)20 7852 3564




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  LSE Roles and Responsibilities

IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government

Chair, LSE Asia Research Centre

Director,  India Observatory

Chair, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

  • Joint Advisory Board on Climate Change Research at 
    Imperial College and LSE

Chair, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Commissioner, LSE Growth Commission

Governing Board Member, LSE Cities

Senior Adviser, International Growth Centre (IGC)


Participation in Development and Presentation of LSE100

Associate, The Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

Mentoring of younger members of the Economics Department (initiated in 2011)

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Extensive fundraising including:

  • Research grants from DfID and ESRC

  • Private fundraising from Grantham, and now exploring private individual co-founders

  • Developing fundraising plans for China, including School-wide China research programmes

  • Exploring the opportunities for India, including in relation to the India Advisory Group

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    International Public Policy
  • Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Director & Programme Committee Member

  • Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) Triennial Review 2013, Challenge Group Member

  • Abengoa International Advisory Group (Seville)

  • Akbank International Advisory Board (Istanbul)

  • Asia Task Force (DECC)

  • European Commission High-Level Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change

  • CEAC (World Bank Chief Economist’s Advisory Council)

  • CIC International Advisory Board (China Investment Corporation, Beijing)

  • G20 Experts Group (Advisory Group for French Presidency 2011, Fitoussi/Stiglitz)

  • GCCSI International Advisory Panel (Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, Canberra)

  • GTFA (Global Trade and Financial Architecture Project, DfID initiative)

  • Special Advisor to the Group Chair, HSBC (2008-2012)

  • Member, High Level Advisory Group of the UN Secretary General on Climate Change Financing (2010-2012)

  • International public policy (UN High Level Advisory Group) including work with President Felipe Calderon of Mexico, José-Manuel Barroso (as President of European Commission), Trevor Manuel (Finance Minister, South Africa), Connie Hedegaard (European Commissioner for Climate Change), DECC (UK Department for Energy and Climate Change, DfID (UK Department for International Development), HM Treasury

  • PSOE Council of International Advisers to Prime Minister Zapatero of Spain

  • Member, International Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (Sarkozy/Stiglitz/Sen Commission, reported 2009)

  • Member of the High-Level Advisory Group of the United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Change Financing (2010)

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  • Fung Global Institute, Academic Council Member

  • The Asahi Glass Foundation

  • CAGE (Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy, University of Warwick) Advisory Board, University of Warwick

  • Fondation JJ Laffont Scientific Committee (Toulouse School of Economics)

  • Oxford Martin School Advisory Council

  • PIK (Potsdam Institute) Scientific Advisory Board

  • TEEB (The Economics of Eco-systems and Bio-diversity) Advisory Board

  • Professor of Sustainable Development – Environment, Energy and Society, Collčge de France (2009-2010)

  • President, European Economic Association (2009)

  • Advisory Editor, Economics Letters (Elsevier)]

  • Advisory Editor, Journal of Public Economics (Elsevier)

  • Advisory Editor, Global Policy (Wiley-Blackwell)

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  • Office for National Statistics (ONS) Measuring National Well-being Advisory Forum

  • Advisor to Prince of Wales Rainforests Project and Prince of Wales Corporate Leaders Group

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Honorary Fellowships:

  • Econometric Society (1978)

  • British Academy (1993)

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1998)

  • St Catherine's College Oxford (2000)

  • Nuffield College Oxford Visiting Fellowship (2005)

  • Peterhouse, Cambridge (2006)

  • The Queen's College Oxford (2007)

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Honorary Degrees:

  • University of Warwick (2006)

  • Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations (2007)

  • University of Cambridge (2007)

  • University of Nottingham (2007)

  • University of Exeter (2007)

  • University of Sussex (2007)

  • Roehampton University (2007)

  • University of Sheffield (2008)

  • University of York (2008)

  • University of East Anglia (2008)

  • University of Paris Dauphine (2009)

  • University of Brighton (2009)

  • Technische Universität Berlin (2009)

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Other Awards/Prizes

  • Great Briton of the Year 2006, Special Environmental Award (Morgan Stanley/Daily Telegraph), (January 2007)

  • PSA Award, Political Publication of the Year 2007 (Stern Review) (November)

  • Building a Better World Award 2008: CH2MHill (May)

  • Royal Geographical Society Patron’s Medal 2009 (June)

  • Asahi Glass Foundation 2009 Blue Planet Prize (June)

  • Prince Albert II Foundation Award of Honour 2009 (October)

  • CORINE Future Focus Book Prize 2009 (November)

  • International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) Global Environment Award 2010 (October)

  • Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought, Tufts University, 2010 (November)

  • Fundación Ideas (Madrid) 2010 Award for work on sustainability and climate change (December)

  • The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award 2011, BBVA Foundation, (January)

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    Other Webpages

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