Sony Kapoor is an influential macroeconomist, finance expert, development specialist and sustainability adviser with a long track-record of successfully tackling policy, business, and societal challenges. His career spans banking, asset management, policymaking, strategy consulting, policy research, political advisory and civil society across dozens of countries. Mr. Kapoor is CEO of the Nordic Institute for Finance, Technology & Sustainability, Professor of Climate, Geoeconomics & Finance at the European University Institute, Chief Economist for Worthwhile Capital Partners and a Senior Fellow in Sustainable Macro-finance at E3G. He Chairs Re-Define, is a Trustee of Friends of Europe, and sits on several other boards. His leadership in tackling the euro crisis, promoting financial reform, driving action on climate change, and improving development policy have led to recognition as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and as a European Young Leader by Friends of Europe. He has been inducted as a Fellow by the RSA, and was awarded an honorary fellowship by George Soros, for helping diffuse the Euro crisis, promote tax justice and green finance.