Priya Shyamsundar 

Priya Shyamsundar is an economist and social entrepreneur with extensive experience in the field of environment and development economics. She was Founder Director of SANDEE. She helped set up the SANDEE network that supports research and builds capacity on the economics of climate change, poverty and natural resources and pollution management. She has consulted extensively for the World Bank, most recently working with the Program on Forests to develop a comprehensive framework on forests and poverty. Shyamsundar has a PhD in Environmental Economics from Duke University.