A former chief economic advisor to the UK government and chief economist of the World Bank, Lord Nicholas Stern made headlines around the world following the publication of the ‘Stern Review’. As a keynote speaker, Nicholas discusses the economic impact of climate change, economic development, growth and empowerment, public policy and the role of the state, and economies in transition. In his speeches Lord Stern outlines building an economic climate that facilitates investment and growth, and empowering companies and individuals to participate in that growth. He also examines in depth the far reaching economic implications of climate change and offers different organizations his valuable insights into the short and long term effects of global warming on the business world. In his insightful presentations Lord Stern provides an unparalleled level of in-depth analysis into all facets of the world’s current economic landscape. He clarifies complex economic issues and looks not only at the factors affecting today’s global markets but also at the factors which will affect organizations and global markets in the long term.
Lord Nicholas Stern made headline news around the world and became an instant household name when he published his critically acclaimed and long awaited 700 page ground breaking ‘Stern Review’ into the economic impact of climate change. A former chief economic advisor to the UK government, he was also the chief economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank from 2000 to 2003. He also played a major role in Europe’s economic development as the chief economist and senior advisor to the Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Nicholas Stern was a lecturer at Cambridge University from 1970 to 1977, and served as a Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick from 1978 to 1987. He taught from 1986 to 1993 at the London School of Economics, becoming the Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics, a role which he still occupies to this day.