Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy; Professor of Professional Practice, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Jason Bordoff is a professor of professional practice and the founding director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He joined Columbia after serving as the special assistant to the president and senior director for energy and climate change on the staff of the National Security Council, and, prior to that, holding senior policy positions on the White House’s National Economic Council and Council on Environmental Quality. Prior to joining the White House, Bordoff was the policy director of the Hamilton Project, an economic policy initiative housed at the Brookings Institution. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Petroleum Council, and a consultant to the National Intelligence Council. During the Clinton administration, Bordoff served as an advisor to the deputy secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department. Bordoff graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He also holds an MLitt degree from Oxford University, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar, and a BA from Brown University.