Philip Gass

Director, Energy Program, Just Transitions and Canada

Philip Gass is a Director in the IISD Energy program leading just transition and Canada workstreams. His recent focus has been on the 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. Internationally and in Canada, his work focuses on the impacts of the transition from coal, oil, and gas to renewable energy, ensuring policy plans are equitable and inclusive. 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