Gordon Brown

UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Gordon Brown is the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 

He served as Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010 and is widely credited with preventing a second Great Depression through his stewardship of the 2009 London G20 summit. He hosted the G20 Summit in London where leaders committed to help the world economy through the crisis and restore credit, growth and jobs. 

Previously, he served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1997 to 2007, making him the longest-serving Chancellor in modern history.