Gilbert E. Metcalf is a professor at Tufts University, a prestigious private research and education institution in the United States, also famous for promoting the active role of the citizen in society and the importance of public service.
Metcalf is a researcher at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a member of the independent organization in Washington, DC, Resources For The Future. Together with the world's leading environmental and resource specialists, along with climate change scientists, Gilbert E. Metcalf analyzes the most important environmental and resource issues facing humanity.
His current research focuses on the evaluation and design of energy and climate change policies.
A consultant to major non-governmental organizations, Gilbert E. Metcalf has repeatedly spoken to the US Congress and served on the expert committees of the National Academy of Sciences and the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Between 2011 and 2012, he was Deputy Secretary of the Environment and Energy in the US Treasury Department, where he is also a founding member of the US Council for the UN-based Green Climate Fund.
He has published numerous articles in academic journals and books, some of them with topics debating energy and fiscal policy.
Gilbert E. Metcalf holds a doctorate in economics from Harvard University, a master's degree in agriculture and resource economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Amherst College.