Jeffrey D. Sachs

Economist, Columbia University


Jeffrey D. Sachs is a University Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, and Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and a commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Development. He has been advisor to three United Nations Secretary-Generals, and currently serves as a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate under Secretary-General António Guterres. Sachs was twice named as Time magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders, and was ranked by The Economist among the top three most influential living economists.