Bangladeshi American Zayn Siddique Named Principal Deputy Director of Domestic Policy Council
- Most recently, he served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Mobility and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council.
Zayn Siddique has been promoted to be the principal Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council, the White House announced on May 5. The Bangladeshi American most recently served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Mobility and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council. In this role, he leads White House policy development on issues including housing, child care, education, workforce, and agriculture.
Before that, he served as senior advisor to the White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Bruce Reed. He also served as chief of staff for the Domestic and Economic Team for the Biden-Harris Transition and as a member of Vice President Harris’s prep team for the 2020 vice-presidential debate.
Before joining the Administration, Siddique practiced constitutional and appellate law at a firm in New York City. He also served as a law clerk at all three levels of the federal court system, including Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court. Originally from Bangladesh and raised in New York, Siddique is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School.