Jeffrey Sachs Biography
Birthday: November 5, 1954 (Scorpio)
Born In: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Famous all over the world, esteemed economics professor Jeffrey Sachs has always shown signs of genius; he became a tenured Harvard University professor at the young age of 28. Also a senior UN advisor, a bestselling author, and a columnist, he has been sought after by politicians and global leaders for his advice. Latin America, Eastern Europe-these are just some of the places that have benefitted from his expertise. Apart from economic stabilisation, Jeffrey Sachs has also concentrated his efforts towards environmental concerns, trying to eradicate poverty in Africa, designing a global fund to fight AIDS, and even establishing a brand new Ph.D. program on sustainable development, the first such program of its kind in the US. His work has garnered him multiple awards, honorary degrees, and he has even appeared twice on ‘Time’ Magazine’s '100 Most Influential People in the World'. Presently, Jeffrey Sachs is advisor to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres. He is also the Director of the 'UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network' and is co-editor of the 'World Happiness Report'.