George Eads

Senior Consultant
CRA International

1201 F Street, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-1204

Phone: 202-686-0718

George Eads is a senior consultant for CRA International, an economics, finance, and business consulting form that provides a wide range of services to businesses, law and accounting firms, and governments worldwide. Dr. Eads’ career has spanned government, industry, and academia. Between 1979 and 1981, he was a member of President Carter’s Council of Economic Advisors, and he served from 1986 to 1994 as a vice president and Chief Economist for General Motors. Dr. Eads has held full-time faculty positions at several leading U.S. universities, and has led or participated in numerous projects related to transportation and energy. From 1999 to 2004, much of his time was devoted to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Sustainable Mobility Project, and he oversaw the drafting of the final report, Mobility 2030: Meeting the Challenges to Sustainability. He is now the lead consultant for the WBCSD’s Mobility for Development Project, exploring mobility conditions and needs in Tanzania, India, China, and Brazil. Dr. Eads recently served as a member of the National Research Council’s Committee on Climate Change and U.S. Transportation, and he is currently participating in the NRC’s America’s Climate Choices Project as a member of the Panel on Limiting the Magnitude of Future Climate Change (Mitigation). Dr. Eads received his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University.