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Jordan A. Hibbs

With global nuclear security and climate change remaining two key threats of our time, Jordan Hibbs is a national security professional focused on the intersection of nuclear security, energy, and nonproliferation. 

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Jordan Hibbs serves as the Director-Designate of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Pakistan Office, and DOE Attaché at the United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Jordan previously worked for the U.S. Department of Defense where she served as a Senior Advisor and the Deputy Director for Nuclear Incident Response/NATO Relations in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). Prior to OSD, Jordan served as the Director for Strategic Systems and Hypersonic Weapons in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN RD&A) where she was responsible for advising on matters pertaining to the oversight of a weapons portfolio of $2.8B annually including the Navy’s nuclear weapons delivery systems, nuclear security, and hypersonic weapons.

Jordan also previously served as the Field Operations Manager for the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Launcher Branch where she oversaw the activities of the launcher subsystem operations at the Strategic Weapons Facilities and other SSP field sites in the United States and the activities in the United Kingdom (UK), and served as the Deputy UK Program Lead for the TRIDENT II D5 Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile Launcher Subsystem. Jordan started her federal civilian service as a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of International Affairs (IA) and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).

Jordan is currently a member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) Mid-Career Cadre member and a 2021 Arms Control Negotiation Academy (ACONA) Fellow through Harvard University. Jordan is a member of the New America’s Nuclear Futures Working Group (NFWG), serves on the Board of Directors for the Women in International Security (WIIS) DC Chapter, and is a former Board Member of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (2018-2021).

Jordan holds a Master’s in Science and Technology Policy and a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University. She also holds an Executive Leadership Certificate from American University’s Key Executive Leadership Program. In 2020, Jordan received the Excellence in Service Honorary Award (2020) from the Office of Personnel Management’s Presidential Management Fellows Program.