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Xan Fishman

Senior Director

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Xan Fishman is the Senior Director of the Energy Program at the Bipartisan Policy Center, working on energy and infrastructure policy with a focus on permitting reform, climate and trade, and carbon management. Prior to joining BPC, Fishman worked for Congressman John Delaney for nine years, most recently as his Presidential Campaign Manager and as his Chief of Staff in Congress. He helped Congressman Delaney draft and champion priority legislation to invest in infrastructure, address climate change, and spur social impact investing.

Before his career in policy and politics, Fishman was a teacher for five years, teaching high school physics and math in Greensboro, North Carolina, and English as a Foreign Language in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Fishman graduated from Swarthmore College with a double major in Astronomy and Religion. He received his M.A. from Tel Aviv University in TESOL.