Gil Damon

Gil Damon

Research Fellow, the Center for Law, Energy, & the Environment

Email: gil.damon@berkeley.edu

Gil Damon is a Research Fellow for CLEE’s Project Climate, where he develops strategies to address superpollutants like methane. Before joining CLEE, he served as a graduate researcher for the UK’s Royal Society, analyzing treaties before the COP26 United Nations climate conference.

A Florida native, Gil has worked for his state’s environmental agency as both an executive policy fellow and a riverboat tour captain in a wildlife sanctuary. In college, he interned with Florida lawmakers, in the White House, and for NASA.

Gil holds a Master of Philosophy in Public Policy from Cambridge University (2021), where he studied as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. He received a Bachelor of Science with majors in Psychology and Political Science from Florida State University (2018). Gil is a trail runner, kayaker, and licensed pilot.