Philip Gass

Interim Co-Director, Energy & Lead, Energy Transitions

Philip Gass is Interim Co-Director, Energy & Lead, Energy Transitions in the IISD Energy program. His recent work has focused on development of fiscal policy approaches that facilitate GHG mitigation including carbon pricing and subsidy reform.

Phil also works directly on economic approaches that promote sustainability including the green economy, circular economy, and just transitions. In Indonesia he has focused on strategies to shift from coal to renewable energy and in Canada his recent work has included efforts to encourage producer and consumer fossil fuel subsidy reform. He has a background in political economy and stakeholder engagement, having worked in a legislative setting in Canada prior to joining IISD.

Additional information

Areas of expertise
Climate Change Mitigation
Carbon Pricing
Climate Change and Energy Policy
Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Staff type
Senior Management
Master of Arts: Political Science, University of British Columbia, 2004
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science, Brandon University, 2003
Languages spoken
English, French