Short Biography


Professor Lord Nicholas Stern

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


Fellow of the Royal Society                                          May 2014
House of Lords, Member                         from December 2007
The British Academy, President                          from July 2013
The British Museum, Deputy Chair of Trustees      2012-2016












Contact Details

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

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7871


Kerrie Quirk

+44 (0)20 7852 3556

Lisa Duvar
(maternity cover)

+44 (0)20 7852 3564  

  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
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)

Outside LSE
Vice-Chair of the Global Commission and Chair of the Economic Advisory Group, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

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    Current Committee Work

Council Member, China Council for International Co-operation on Environment and Development (2012- )
Oxford Martin School: Member, Advisory Board (2005- ) and Commissioner, Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations (2012-)
Chair, Economic Advisory Panel, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate (2013- )
Vice-Chair, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate (2013- )

(for previous committees please see the full CV)

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Honorary Fellowships

  • The Queen's College Oxford (2007)

  • Peterhouse, Cambridge (2006)

  • Nuffield College Oxford Visiting Fellowship (2005)

  • St Catherine's College Oxford (2000)

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1998)

  • British Academy (1993)

  • Econometric Society (1978)

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Honorary Degrees

  • University of Paris Dauphine (2009)

  • University of Brighton (2009)

  • Technische Universität Berlin (2009)

  • University of Sheffield (2008)

  • University of York (2008)

  • University of East Anglia (2008)

  • 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 Warwick (2006)

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  • Stephen Schneider Award for Climate Communication 2013

  • Order of the Águila Azteca 2012 (June)

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

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

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

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

  • CORINE Future Focus Book Prize 2009 (November)

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

  • Asahi Glass Foundation 2009 Blue Planet Prize (June)

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

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

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

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

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    Other Webpages

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