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Jeffrey D. Sachs

Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals

Jeffrey D. Sachs is Director of The Earth Institute, as well as Professor of of Sustainable Development, and Professor and of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He is Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals and he directs the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Sachs is co-founder and Chief Strategist of Millennium Promise Alliance, and is director of the Millennium Villages Project. He has authored many books, including The End of Poverty (2005), Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet (2008), and The Price of Civilization (2011).