Eurasia Group | Jon Lieber, Managing Director, United States


Managing Director, United States


North America, United States

Jon Lieber leads coverage of political and policy developments in Washington. He has extensive experience in government, including as an economist at the House Ways and Means Committee, a director at the National Economic Council at the White House, and a senior economic policy adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. In these roles, Jon has advised senior elected officials and staff on a wide range of policy areas. He helped to negotiate multiple spending and tax packages during Barack Obama's administration and to shepherd several major trade agreements through Congress. 

This is Jon's second stint at the Eurasia Group. Since the last one two years ago, he did economic consulting at a major accounting firm. Jon has also worked as an economist at a San Francisco-based startup and researched monetary policy at the American Enterprise Institute. He holds a master's degree in economics and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Tufts University.