Emmanuel Guérin

Emmanuel Guérin is the Group Coordinator of International Issues at the European Climate Foundation. He was formerly a Senior Advisor of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). Emmanuel advised SDSN’s work on energy and climate policies and managed the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP). He was also a Senior Staff Associate at the Earth Institute of Columbia University. Before joining the SDSN and Columbia, Emmanuel was the Director of the Energy and Climate Programme at the French Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), one of the world leading think tanks on global environmental issues. He was also a Lecturer at Sciences Po University, and gave classes on the economics of climate change in the Master of Economics of Public Policies (EPP), and on the global governance and public policies of sustainable development in the Master of Public Administration (MPA). Emmanuel is also a Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute of the London School of Economics. His research focuses on macroeconomics of green growth. Emmanuel was the Advisor of Michael Zammit Cutajar, the Chair of the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Long-Term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) during the two years leading to the Climate Summit in Copenhagen in 2009. He has advised many governments, including the French government, the European Commission and the Chinese government, on their energy and climate policies. Emmanuel was first trained as a physicist and chemist, and has an undergraduate degree from the University Pierre and Marie Curie. He then turned to environment and development economics, and political science and international relations, and received a Master Degree Cum Laude from Sciences Po.