Jason Bordoff

Center on Global Energy Policy

Founding Director

Jason Bordoff is Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs and Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University. Mr. Bordoff joined the Columbia faculty after serving until January 2013 as 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. One of the world’s top energy policy experts, Mr. Bordoff joined President Barack Obama’s Administration in April 2009. Prior to joining the White House, he was the Policy Director of the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Petroleum Council, a consultant to the National Intelligence Council, and serves on the boards of Winrock International, the New York Energy Forum, and the Association of Marshall Scholars. Mr. Bordoff holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University, holds an MLitt degree from Oxford University where he studied as a Marshall Scholar, and graduated with honors from Harvard Law School.

Sessions With Jason Bordoff

Monday, 1 March

  • 10:05am - 10:35am (CST) / 01/mar/2021 04:05 pm - 01/mar/2021 04:35 pm


    The Geopolitics of The New Map

    Panel Geopolitics/Policy/Regulatory
    The United States seeks to move from polarization to internal unity and global leadership. Europe has launched itself to become the first net-zero continent. China has staked out an assertive role in setting the rules of trade and patterns of security in Asia. Iran has accelerated its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Russia could become a kingmaker or spoiler everywhere. What will top the Biden administration’s agenda? Is multilateralism a viable path to stability or an eclipsed force?