Jason Grumet is the President of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). Jason has 20 years of experience working at the intersection of science, policy and politics. Throughout his career, he has built and led unique coalitions that have realized significant policy achievements at both the state and federal level.
With the leadership of former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the BPC was created to develop substance based, bipartisan solutions to tackle some of the nation’s most pressing policy challenges through constructive argument and principled compromise. The BPC is currently focused on five major issues: national security, health care, energy, transportation, and agriculture. As President, Jason oversees BPC’s activities from policy development and advocacy to fundraising and communications. His particular expertise lies in energy policy. Since 2001, Jason has directed the National Commission on Energy Policy (NCEP), which is now a project of the BPC. Under Jason’s leadership, the NCEP has released a number of significant studies and continues to actively advocate for its policy recommendations in Congress and with the Administration. NCEP continues to play a significant role in the national climate change debate. Most recently, NCEP worked with Congress on key aspects of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
Jason is a frequent witness at Congressional hearings and has made appearances on NBC News, CNN, MSNBC, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, and National Public Radio. He has also been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Los Angeles Times, among other leading publications.
Prior to joining the Commission, Jason worked for NESCAUM (Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management), which represents the Northeast Governors on Environmental Matters.
Jason received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and his Juris Doctorate from Harvard University. He lives with his wife, Stephanie, and their three children in Washington, D.C.