Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is Frank Ramsey Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge and a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. Professor Dasgupta taught at the London School of Economics before moving to Cambridge in 1985, becoming Chairman of the Faculty of Economics from 1997 to 2001. Since 2008 he has been a Professorial Research Fellow at the Sustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchester. He is a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk.
Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Fellow of the British Academy, and a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences.