James Van Leeuwen

Bio

Jamie Van Leeuwen (PhD in Public Policy, University of Colorado Denver) served both Mayor and Governor John Hickenlooper for 14 years as a public sector leader in Colorado. He is also the CEO and Founder of the Global Livingston Institute (GLI), a non-governmental organization in East Africa designed to engage students and community leaders to Listen. Think. Act. by developing innovative solutions to poverty. He is a Senior Research Fellow with the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs and became a Fulbright Scholar in 2013 and a Woodrow Wilson International Fellow in 2017.