Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta FBA FRS (UK)
Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 1942. Professor at Cambridge University since 1985. Taught at Stanford University and Cornell University, and held post of President of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) (2010-2011) as well as Chairman of the Central Government Expert Group on Green National Accounting for India (2011 onwards). In 2002, named Knight Bachelor for services to economics and awarded the Volvo Environment Prize.