Ian Goldin took up his position as the first Director of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford in September 2006. Goldin has previously held positions as Vice President of the World Bank (2003-2006), Director of Development Policy at the World Bank (2001-2003), Chief Executive of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (1996-2001) and adviser to President Nelson Mandela. He has also worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris. He has a BA (Hons) and a BSc from the University of Cape Town, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and an MA and Doctorate from the University of Oxford. He has published 15 books, including Globalization for Development: Meeting New Challenges (Oxford University Press, 2012), Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped our World and Will Define our Future (Princeton University Press, 2011) and The Economics of Sustainable Development (Cambridge University Press, 1995).Goldin is the University of Oxford Professor of Globalisation and Development and a Professorial Fellow at Balliol College, Oxford.