Shri B.P. Singh was the 14th Governor of Sikkim. He was appointed as Executive Director and Ambassador at the World Bank during 1999-2002 representing India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. He has been one of the founder members of the Development Gateway Foundation and member, Global Environmental Facility, Washington DC. He is also the writer of books like ‘Bahudha and the post 9/11 World ‘ and ‘The problem of Change: A study of North – East India.