Jake Sullivan serves as the National Security Advisor of the United States. Prior to working in this position, Mr. Sullivan was a senior policy advisor on Hillary Clinton’s presidential election campaign in 2016 and the deputy chief of staff at the Department of State. Former roles also include senior advisor to the U.S. government during the Iran nuclear negotiations, deputy assistant to the president and vice president’s national security advisor during the Obama administration, Director of Policy Planning at the Department of State, and Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Clinton.
Jake Sullivan graduated summa cum laude with distinction from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts. He won a Rhodes Scholarship, and studied international relations at Oxford. In 2003, he graduated with a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School. Mr. Sullivan is now a visiting professor at Yale Law.