E Somanathan is SANDEE's Executive Director. In addition to a long tenure at the Indian Statistical Institute in Delhi, Mr Somanathan has also taught at Emory University, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and Princeton University. He was a Coordinating Lead Author for the Working Group III of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He is currently Editor of the Journal of Environment and Development Economics, published by Cambridge University Press. Mr Somanathan received a SANDEE grant in 2002 and has been a SANDEE Advisor since 2005. He holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University (1995).