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Richard Gilbert

Richard Gilbert is a Toronto-based consultant who focuses on transport and energy issues, with public- and private-sector clients in North America, Europe, and Asia. He served as a member of the then City of Toronto Planning Board from 1973 to 1976, of the councils of the City of Toronto and Metropolitan Toronto from 1976-1991, as president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in 1986-1987, and as Chair and CEO of the Toronto District Heating Corporation from 1982-1989. On retiring as a municipal politician, he became the first president and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute.