Peter Ambler

Executive Director, Giffords

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Peter Ambler spent nearly eight years on the staffs of Members of Congress on Capitol Hill, serving as legislative director and deputy chief of staff to Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, among other positions. In 2012, he was appointed as an advisor to Energy Secretary Steven Chu, focusing on clean energy finance and deployment. In 2013, he joined Congresswoman Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly to launch Giffords, formerly Americans for Responsible Solutions, where he serves as Executive Director and Founder.

In his capacity at Giffords, Peter oversees the organization’s political and advocacy strategies, among other areas. He serves as a spokesperson for the organization and is widely featured in the media, including the Washington Postthe New York TimesAssociated PressPoliticoNewsweekThe Huffington PostLos Angeles Times and The Hillamong many others. In addition to his work at Giffords, Peter serves on the board of advisors for the State Innovative Exchange (SIX) and America Votes. He is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.