The "Best Governor California Never Had."
Intelligent Governance for the 21st Century
by Nicholas Berggruen & Nathan Gardels
Bob lives to solve problems; as Speaker of the California State Assembly and
Majority Leader of the California State Senate tackling some of our most difficult
public policy issues, as a lawyer dealing with significant business issues, or as a
entrepreneur working to build a sustainable future.
His intellect, extensive network, communication skills and tenacity, have built a
substantial track record of success. Decades of work and service across the country
and around the world have given him a truly unique understanding of multiple
sectors of our economy, whether developing strategic plans or implementing realworld
He is now focused on helping clients solve similarly complex problems at the
intersection between business, government and public policy.
Sustainability, Climate Change, Air Quality, Regulatory Standards
Tech Innovation, Manufacturing
State and Local Policy and Conservation
Corporate, Finance, Governance, M&A, Dispute Resolution
Nation-State Economic & Policy Development
Cooperative Efforts & Organizations
Senate Majority Leader
Municipal and State
Publications and 30+ Years of OpEds
Volunteer Work and Community Boards