John Thompson

Policy Consultant

John Thompson joined the Senate Office of Research in 2016 and works on business and professions, banking and financial institutions, and insurance issues. Prior to that, he was a science policy fellow with the California Council on Science and Technology, where he worked as a legislative aide to Assembly Member Jay Obernolte.

Thompson received his doctorate in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University. He also has a bachelor’s degree in physics with a minor in music from New York University.

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