Bharat Ramamurti

Nonresident Senior Fellow – Brookings Metro, Deputy Director – National Economic Council

Bharat Ramamurti served as deputy director of the National Economic Council and advisor for strategic economic communications in the Biden-Harris administration from 2021 through 2023. In that role, he helped shape the administration’s economic message, worked with Congress to secure the enactment of several landmark pieces of economic legislation, and helped lead the administration’s efforts on student debt, competition policy, small business, broadband, housing, technology and social media platforms, financial regulation, and more.

Before joining the Biden-Harris administration, he was appointed as a member of the congressional oversight commission for the CARES Act by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. In this role, Ramamurti  helped oversee half a trillion dollars in government spending. He also previously served as the top banking and economic policy advisor for Senator Elizabeth Warren, including during her presidential campaign.

Bharat Ramamurti is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.

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