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Jordon Sims

Founding Partner, Imperium Global Advisors

Jordon Sims is a Founding Partner of Imperium Global Advisors. He has served in a wide variety of roles across government, specifically where both industry and government intersect. Sims served as a nuclear trained submarine officer in the U.S. Navy. In this capacity, he held several unique positions as foreign liaison to the Chief of Naval Operations, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Secretary of Defense. He also was selected as a Defense Legislative Fellow, serving as a defense advisor on the personal staff of a senior Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, handling all aspects of both the State and Defense Department policy, oversight, and funding. Jordon’s variety of assignments also included work as the Special Assistant to the Director of Naval Nuclear Propulsion (Naval Reactors), in a dual-hatted Department of Defense and Department of Energy role, responsible for all aspects of governmental affairs for the US submarine and aircraft carrier programs.

Building upon his work with the defense and energy industrial base, Sims has led global corporate and government relations teams and initiatives across a variety of markets and jurisdictions in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Australia, U.K., E.U., India, and China. His work has spanned the technology, energy, financial services, defense, pharma, healthcare, and infrastructure sectors in both government policy and management strategy. He has provided global perspectives as a contributor to the World Economic Forum working groups for developing economies in the areas of long term investment planning and infrastructure development. In addition to this work, he has also served in leadership roles for executive and board advisement in large global non-profit organizations.

Sims has volunteered time for local youth sports in Maryland, remains involved in an advisory role for the Governor of Maryland’s finance committee and campaign efforts, and serves as Adjunct Faculty for Columbia University’s Information and Knowledge Strategy Program. He is also on the board of the American Friends of the Czech Republic.


  • Master of Engineering Management, Old Dominion University
  • Bachelor of Science, economics, U.S. Naval Academy