Mr. Richard Kozul-Wright is Director of the Globalisation and Development Strategies Division in UNCTAD. He has worked at the United Nations in both New York and Geneva. He is currently Director of the Division on Globalisation and Development Strategies and is responsible for the UNCTAD flagship publication The Trade and Development Report. He holds a Ph.D in economics from the University of Cambridge UK and has published widely on economic issues in academic journals, books and media outlets. He is a member of the Commission on the Rights of Future Generations, established by HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.