Joshua B. Bolten is Managing Director of Rock Creek Global Advisors, an international economic policy advisory firm, where he focuses on US domestic political and economic policy issues. Mr. Bolten is currently advising multinational companies, financial institutions, and trade associations on budget and tax matters.
Mr. Bolten co-founded Rock Creek Global Advisors in July 2011. Before co-founding RCGA, Mr. Bolten spent two years as a visiting professor in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
Mr. Bolten served in the White House under President George W. Bush as Chief of Staff (2006-09), Director of the Office of Management & Budget (2003-06), and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy (2001-03). He was Policy Director of the Bush 2000 presidential campaign.
Mr. Bolten’s nearly 20 years of government service also include positions as General Counsel to the US Trade Representative, Chief Trade Counsel to the US Senate Finance Committee, and an attorney at the US State Department. Mr. Bolten’s previous private sector experience includes work as Executive Director, Legal & Government Affairs, for Goldman Sachs in London and an attorney at O’Melveny and Myers in Washington, DC.
A native of Washington, DC, Mr. Bolten received his undergraduate degree from Princeton and his law degree from Stanford. He is a member of the board of Emerson Electric Co. (EMR). In the non-profit sector, he serves on the boards of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (Vice Chair) and the ONE Campaign (where he was Interim CEO during 2011) and previously served as Co-Chair of the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.