Ed Rogers

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(lobbyist, propagandist)
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BornEdward M. Rogers Jr
Alma materUniversity of Alabama
Member ofBelfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Lobbyist with hint of deep state ties.

Not to be confused with Canadian Bilderberger Edward Rogers

Edward M. Rogers Jr is a political consultant and a veteran of the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush White Houses and several national campaigns. He is a founding partner of the lobbying and communications firm BGR Group, which he founded with former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour in 1991.[1]

Political PR-consultant

Prior to co-founding BGR Group in 1991, Ed Roges worked in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Rogers was also Senior Deputy to Bush-Quayle Campaign Manager Lee Atwater from 1987 through the general election in 1988.

From 1985 through February of 1987, Ed Rogers worked in the Reagan White House in the Office of Political Affairs, where he served as Haley Barbour’s deputy as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Political Affairs.

From 2011 until 2019 Ed was a Republican opinion writer for the Washington Post. During that time he published more than 500 columns analyzing American politics from a Republican point of view.

BGR Group

At BGR Group, he "regularly assembles teams of lobbyists, lawyers, PR specialists, investment professionals and private investigators to solve problems, manage adversarial situations, win opportunities and achieve positive results for clients." He "focuses on political campaigns, lobbying initiatives, commercial transactions and legal, media and market-access challenges in the U.S. and international markets since the mid-‘90s".

E. P. Heidner refers to Ed Rogers as a "key member" of "Diligence and its sister company New Bridge... demonstrat[ing] the Western political and financial muscle working with the Yeltsin family".[2]

A lobbying diclosure list mentions BGR Group works for,the Government of Azerbaijan, Altimmune Inc, Ambulnz, Canadian National Railway, Franklin Resources, Government of Bahrain, Government of India, ICU Advisory Ltd, Kurdistan Regional Government, LetterOne Holdings, Mass General Brigham, Privinvest Group and Southern Co[3]

Ed Rogers is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a member of the International Council of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.


Event Participated in

WEF/Annual Meeting/202316 January 202320 January 2023Switzerland
World Economic Forum
The theme of the meeting is "Cooperation in a Fragmented World"