Our Team

Gregory Jaffe

Associate Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Greg works part-time as the associate director of policy and regulatory affairs.  He is also the director of the Project on Biotechnology for the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a nonprofit consumer organization located in the United States. He came to CSPI in 2001 after a long and distinguished career in government service as a trial attorney for the US Department of Justice’s Environmental and Natural Resources Division and as senior counsel with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Enforcement Division. He is a recognized international expert on agricultural biotechnology and biosafety and has published numerous articles and reports on those topics. Greg has worked on biosafety regulatory issues in the US and throughout the world including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Nigeria Malawi, South Africa, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam. He was a member of the US Secretary of Agriculture’s Advisory Committee on Agricultural Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture from 2003-2008 and was reappointed for a new term in 2011. Greg earned a Bachelor of Science degree with high honors in biology and government from Wesleyan University and a law degree from Harvard Law School.