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Ian Goldin

Director, Oxford Martin School


Professor Ian Goldin is Director of the Oxford Martin School and Professor of Globalisation and Development at Oxford University. Ian was previously Vice President of the World Bank and its Director of Development Policy after serving as advisor to President Mandela and Chief Executive of the Development Bank of Southern Africa. He has a BSc and BA(Hons) from UCT, MSc from LSE and Doctorate from Oxford University. He has published 19 books, his most recent being The Butterfly Defect (Princeton) and Is the Planet Full? (Oxford) and has been knighted by the French Government. See: