Joshua Bolten

Managing Director, Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC


In July 2011, Joshua Bolten co-founded and is currently Managing Director of Rock Creek Global Advisors, an international business advisory firm. From 2009 to 2011, he was a Visiting Professor at Princeton University. Bolten served in the White House under President George W. Bush as Chief of Staff from 2006 to 2009, Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 2003 to 2006, and Deputy Chief of Staff from 2001 to 2003. His nearly 20 years in government service also includes positions at the Office of the US Trade Representative, the US Senate Finance Committee, and the US State Department. In the private sector, he worked at Goldman Sachs International in London, and O’Melveny & Myers in Washington, DC.

Bolten received his undergraduate degree from Princeton in 1976 and his law degree from Stanford in 1980. In addition to serving on the board of the ONE Campaign, he was Interim CEO for the first half of 2011. He is also Vice Chair of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and Co-Chair of the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.

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