Jason Grumet is the founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center. He is also a member of BPC’s board of directors. Grumet is respected on both sides of the aisle for his innovative approach to improving government effectiveness.
In 2007, Grumet founded BPC with former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole, and George Mitchell to develop and promote bipartisan solutions to America’s most difficult public policy challenges. Under Grumet’s leadership, BPC is developing and advocating bipartisan solutions on immigration reform, healthcare, housing and economic policy, energy security, and national security.
In 2001, Grumet founded and directed the National Commission on Energy Policy, which produced a comprehensive set of policy recommendations, many of which were adopted into law in 2005 and 2007. These policies included specific legislative approaches to promote domestic energy production as well as the first updates of U.S. automotive fuel economy standards in 30 years.
Previously, Grumet led the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, a nonprofit association of air quality agencies in the northeast United States. During his eight-year tenure, Grumet expanded the organization’s technical and advocacy capabilities increasing its presence in the national policy debate.
Grumet regularly authors op-eds and appears in national media outlets. He frequently speaks at national forums, has testified numerous times before Congress, and is regularly sought out by policymakers and business leaders.
Grumet’s first book, City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy, was released in September 2014.
Grumet received a B.A. from Brown University and his J.D. from Harvard University.