John Breyault | Vice President of Public Policy, Telecommunications, and Fraud
National Consumers League

John Breyault, Vice President of Public Policy, Telecommunications, and Fraud, National Consumers League

John Breyault is a nationally-recognized public interest advocate and consumer fraud expert. John leads the National Consumers League’s public interest advocacy in Washington, DC and beyond. He has testified before Congress and federal agencies dozens of times on issues related to fraud, data security, privacy, technology, aviation, live event ticketing and many other consumer issues. His work on fraud and consumer protection has been quoted in national media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, POLITICO, NPR, CNBC and the Los Angeles Times. He is a member of the Identity Theft Research Center Board of Directors, the Department of Transportation’s Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee, and the Federal Communications Commission’s Consumer Advisory Committee.
Prior to joining NCL in 2008, John spent five years as director of research at Amplify Public Affairs, where he helped launch the firm’s Internet public affairs practice, supporting clients in the telecommunications, energy, labor, and environmental sectors. Earlier in his career, John worked as a financial analyst at Sprint and at the American Center for Polish Culture in Washington, DC.
John is a graduate of George Mason University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a minor in French. He currently lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife, two daughters and two mischievous cats.

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