Chief of Staff
Matthew Vogel is Chief of Staff for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Before joining USTR, Mr. Vogel served as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House National Economic Council and the National Security Council. His responsibilities included managing G-8 and G-20 policy and working on a wide variety of domestic and international economic issues including trade, energy, fiscal, and macroeconomic policy. Previously he served as Chief of Staff of the National Economic Council. He joined the Obama Administration in 2009 as a White House spokesman on economic policy.
Mr. Vogel’s prior experience in government includes service as a congressional chief of staff and as a Defense Fellow in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Office of the Vice President. In the private sector, he worked in finance.
Mr. Vogel received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. He is married and has one son.