Professor Munasinghe shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize (as Vice Chair, IPCC-AR4). He is Chairman, Munasinghe Institute for Development, Colombo; Professor of Sustainable Development, SCI, Manchester University and Distinguished Guest Professor, Peking University. He has six post-graduate degrees and several honorary doctorates. He has advised the US President’s Council on Environmental Quality, and was Senior Advisor/Manager, World Bank. He has authored 92 books and many papers.