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Philip Gass

Senior Policy Advisor, Energy and Lead, Indonesia

Philip Gass is a Senior Policy Advisor, Energy and Lead, Indonesia with the Energy program, specializing in climate change and energy policy at the sub-national and national level in North America and Indonesia, and international developments within the UNFCCC process.

His recent work has focused on development of provincial climate change strategies, GHG mitigation policy for state owned enterprises in developing countries, the green economy in Canada and internationally, energy policy (including CCS stakeholder engagement), early reduction allowances within the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) and the engagement of the private sector in international climate negotiations. Prior to joining IISD in 2008, Philip spent three years with the Official Opposition Caucus in the Manitoba Legislature as a substantive policy researcher specializing in the portfolios of Science, Technology, Energy and Mines (including climate change) and Manitoba Hydro.

In addition to the IISD publications below, he contributed the following UNEP published report, Green Economy Scoping Study: Serbia

  • Education

    Master of Arts: Political Science (2004): University of British Columbia.

    Bachelor of Arts: Political Science (2003): Brandon University.