Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. He is President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and a commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Development. Sachs has been advisor to three United Nations Secretaries-General and currently serves as an SDG Advocate under Secretary-General António Guterres. He was twice named among Time’s 100 most influential world leaders and was ranked by the Economist among the top three most influential living economists.
Moderated by Dr. Firat Demir, L.J. Semrod Presidential Professor of Economics, University of Oklahoma.