Emil Ems (born 1944) formerly Principal Administrator at the EU Commission, is at present a board member of the Fullbright Commission, Sweden.
He worked as a teacher and researcher at Stockholm University and Senior Economist in several Swedish public agencies and the EFTA Secretariat in Geneva. He was also a Director of the Federation of Swedish Industries, before joining the European Commission for the last ten years of his working career. Now he is retired.
He is, together with Torvaldur Gylfason, editor of the book "Prosperity through Trade and Structural Reform" and he himself contribute with a chapter "Gaia vs. Pigou - the Polluter Pays What? When?".