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Jonathan Scharff Director of Insights New Jersey

Jonathan Scharff

Jonathan specializes in policy and data-driven public affairs, campaign development, and geopolitical risk insights. He analyzes dynamics between the private sector, the regional economy, infrastructure, and government policy to advise client strategy.

For two consecutive years, Jonathan has been recognized by Insider NJ as a top 100 policymaker in New Jersey. He brings his experience in policy and data analytics to Kivvit’s Insights Team and works largely on legislative, energy, infrastructure, and economic development issues. He has played a pivotal role in several Kivvit projects, including multiple statewide coalitions to invest in transportation infrastructure, energy industry communications, and Kivvit’s geopolitical advisory.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Jonathan worked at the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce as an analyst supporting the government affairs operation. One of his major projects there was an economic development study that analyzed the relationship between New Jersey’s key industry sectors and state infrastructure systems. Before that, he served as an intern in the policy division at the New York City Council, working on issues such as transportation and economic development.
Jonathan lives at the Jersey Shore with his wife and daughter.


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