Jordan is a Senior Research Adviser in the Foundation's research and engagement team. He has an academic and public sector background.
Jordan has taught sociology courses at the University of Auckland and Dawson College in Montréal, Canada. He has also worked in public sector policy advisory roles at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) and the New Zealand Customs Service.
Earlier in his career Jordan coordinated international research exchanges at the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi and also worked as a Parliamentary staffer.
Jordan holds an MA (Distinction) in sociology from Victoria University of Wellington and an MA in Chinese Development studies from the University of Hong Kong.