International Advisory Council

Jeffrey Sachs
Leader in sustainable development
Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world’s leading experts on economic development, global macroeconomics, and the fight against poverty. He is a world-renowned professor of economics and a leader in sustainable development. In 2015, he was awarded the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the top global prize for environmental leadership.
Jeffrey is also a special advisor to the United Nations Secretary General on the Sustainable Development Goals and for over thirty years, he has advised dozens of heads of state and governments on economic strategy. He has twice been named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders and he was called by the New York Times, 'probably the most important economist in the world'.