Edward Cox

Edward Cox

Director

202.530.4591

PRACTICE AREAS:
Energy & Environment

Edward Cox focuses and possesses expertise in energy, natural resources, environmental, agricultural, and geospatial policy. Prior to joining Prime Policy Group, Ed served as a campaign director for Senator Orrin G. Hatch; after helping reelect the senator in 2012 he joined the legislative staff in Washington, D.C., as a senior policy advisor. Ed previously has managed the campaigns various candidates at the municipal and state level and worked for Congressman Chris Cannon’s campaign. With extensive experience working with various departments and agencies of both Democratic and Republican Administrations, he identifies stakeholder needs while also pursuing a comprehensive policy agenda.

Prime Points

Prime Points

  • Expertise in energy, natural resources, environmental, and agricultural policy
Differentiating Skills

Differentiating Skills

  • Extensive campaign experience at the federal, state and municipal levels
Past Experience

Past Experience

  • Senior Policy Advisor for Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
  • Campaign Director for Sen. Orrin Hatch
  • Regional Political Director for the College Republican National Committee
  • State Chairman for Utah’s Federation of College Republicans
Education

Education

  • BS (Economics) – University of Utah
Did You Know?

Did You Know?

  • Edward is an Eagle Scout
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Edward Cox is a Director at Prime Policy Group, with a focus and expertise in energy, natural resources, environmental, agricultural, and geospatial policy.

Prior to joining Prime Policy Group, Ed served as a campaign director for Senator Orrin G. Hatch; after helping reelect the senator in 2012 he joined the legislative staff in Washington, D.C., as a senior policy advisor. During his time in the Senate, Ed wrote and helped pass into law several legislative priorities, including a large-scale federal land and mineral exchange of over 100,000 acres in the State of Utah. Additionally, on behalf of Senator Hatch, Ed organized a bipartisan team and worked with a wide range of relevant stakeholders to draft the Geospatial Data Act – which was also signed into law in 2018. Ed previously has managed the campaigns of various candidates at the municipal and state level and worked for Congressman Chris Cannon’s campaign. With extensive experience working with various departments and agencies of both Democratic and Republican Administrations, he identifies stakeholder needs while also pursuing a comprehensive policy agenda.

A graduate of the University of Utah, Ed holds B.S. in Economics. He served as the State Chairman for Utah’s Federation of College Republicans and later as the College Republican National Committee’s Regional Political Director. Ed is an Eagle Scout and practiced as a small-engine mechanic, having worked for his family’s small business prior to graduating from college. Originally from St. George, Utah, Ed now resides in Arlington, Virginia with his wife, Karen and his child Emery.

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