BRAC

Facilitated first global retreat for BRAC Ultra-Poor Initiative Team

BRAC

Facilitated first global retreat for BRAC Ultra-Poor Initiative Team

Wikimedia Foundation

Advised the Wikimedia Foundation on global organization structure.

Wikimedia Foundation

Advised the Wikimedia Foundation on global organization structure.

Open Society Institute

The Open Society Institute is one of the world’s leading private foundations. Founded by investor and philanthropist George Soros in 1993, it is at the center of an informal network of foundations and organizations active in more than 50 countries worldwide. OSI develops and implements a range of programs in civil society.

Completed three assignments for OSI.

1) Advised Nurcha, South African non-profit that finances the building of homes for low-income families. Identified the market obstacles and needs so that Nurcha can deliver its services sustainable

2) Advised OSI’s strategy for micro-finance.

3) Developed strategy for Soros Economic Development Fund with leadership team.

Open Society Institute

The Open Society Institute is one of the world’s leading private foundations. Founded by investor and philanthropist George Soros in 1993, it is at the center of an informal network of foundations and organizations active in more than 50 countries worldwide. OSI develops and implements a range of programs in civil society.

Completed three assignments for OSI.

1) Advised Nurcha, South African non-profit that finances the building of homes for low-income families. Identified the market obstacles and needs so that Nurcha can deliver its services sustainable

2) Advised OSI’s strategy for micro-finance.

3) Developed strategy for Soros Economic Development Fund with leadership team.

Ada College

Advised Chief Executive Mark Smith, board and team on set up and growth of first new college to be nationally recognized in over 20 years.

Ada College

Advised Chief Executive Mark Smith, board and team on set up and growth of first new college to be nationally recognized in over 20 years.

NESTA

Advised NESTA in its work for the Invest In Giving Fund of the Cabinet Office

NESTA

Advised NESTA in its work for the Invest In Giving Fund of the Cabinet Office

Texas High School Project

While a Partner at Bridgespan, worked with John Fitzpatrick, the Executive Director of the Texas High School Project.

Texas High School Project

While a Partner at Bridgespan, worked with John Fitzpatrick, the Executive Director of the Texas High School Project.

The Young Foundation

Fellow of The Young Foundation, and advised on strategies for ventures and grantees.

The Young Foundation

Fellow of The Young Foundation, and advised on strategies for ventures and grantees.

Emerging Markets Investors’ Alliance

Advised Chief Executive Ashok Parameswaran and the board on the expansion of EMIA.

Emerging Markets Investors’ Alliance

Advised Chief Executive Ashok Parameswaran and the board on the expansion of EMIA.

Nurcha

Nurcha is a South African non-profit that finances the building of homes for low-income families. Over 100,000 homes have been built with Nurcha help. It has mobilised by $100,000,000 of private capital by working in partnership with commercial banks, the government and donors such as the Open Society Institute in New York.

Chief Executive Cedric de Beer needed to identify the future impediments to the delivery of homes to low-income South Africans, and how Nurcha could grow sustainably. With the support of the Open Society Institute, we identified different segments of the market faced different obstacles, to could craft Nurcha’s priorities accordingly. Analysis also showed how Nurcha can best design and deliver its services sustainably, and which new skills it should develop.

Nurcha now delivers more homes to poor South Africans with a clear focus for action supported by its key investor.

Nurcha

Nurcha is a South African non-profit that finances the building of homes for low-income families. Over 100,000 homes have been built with Nurcha help. It has mobilised by $100,000,000 of private capital by working in partnership with commercial banks, the government and donors such as the Open Society Institute in New York.

Chief Executive Cedric de Beer needed to identify the future impediments to the delivery of homes to low-income South Africans, and how Nurcha could grow sustainably. With the support of the Open Society Institute, we identified different segments of the market faced different obstacles, to could craft Nurcha’s priorities accordingly. Analysis also showed how Nurcha can best design and deliver its services sustainably, and which new skills it should develop.

Nurcha now delivers more homes to poor South Africans with a clear focus for action supported by its key investor.

VolunteerMatch

VolunteerMatch, the Web’s most popular volunteering network, helps millions of volunteers, nonprofit professionals, and business leaders connect and strengthen communities. While a Partner at Bridgespan, worked with VolunteerMatch to develop strategies to build the capacity of the nonprofit sector to attract and engage older adults in skilled volunteering.

VolunteerMatch

VolunteerMatch, the Web’s most popular volunteering network, helps millions of volunteers, nonprofit professionals, and business leaders connect and strengthen communities. While a Partner at Bridgespan, worked with VolunteerMatch to develop strategies to build the capacity of the nonprofit sector to attract and engage older adults in skilled volunteering.

Inspire

While a Partner at Bridgespan, led a team to help the Founder and CEO of Inspire craft launch of ReachOut in the USA. Advised Inspire on launch of ReachOut in Ireland. As in independent advisor, helped the leadership teams of Inspire in Australia, the US and Ireland work together.

Inspire

While a Partner at Bridgespan, led a team to help the Founder and CEO of Inspire craft launch of ReachOut in the USA. Advised Inspire on launch of ReachOut in Ireland. As in independent advisor, helped the leadership teams of Inspire in Australia, the US and Ireland work together.

Choice Humanitarian

The Board of Choice Humanitarian needed help to address both short term needs, such as leadership and finances, and longer-term strategic questions. John Beck of North Star Leadership Group and Jon worked with the Board to help identify options, visiting villages in Guanajuato, Mexico where Choice Humanitarian acts, and then working with the Board of Directors to develop an action plan to address each of their issues.

Choice Humanitarian

The Board of Choice Humanitarian needed help to address both short term needs, such as leadership and finances, and longer-term strategic questions. John Beck of North Star Leadership Group and Jon worked with the Board to help identify options, visiting villages in Guanajuato, Mexico where Choice Humanitarian acts, and then working with the Board of Directors to develop an action plan to address each of their issues.

Khulisa

Board President of Khulisa UK. Advised Khulisa in South Africa and volunteered for Khulisa to teach a class in Leeuwkop Prison on planning for a business.

Khulisa

Board President of Khulisa UK. Advised Khulisa in South Africa and volunteered for Khulisa to teach a class in Leeuwkop Prison on planning for a business.

SIX

First Board Chair of the Social Innovation Exchange 2012-1016

SIX

First Board Chair of the Social Innovation Exchange 2012-1016

All Out

Board director of All Out, a 1.8 million member worldwide movement for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people worldwide. All Out is 501(c4) based in New York.

All Out

Board director of All Out, a 1.8 million member worldwide movement for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people worldwide. All Out is 501(c4) based in New York.

Seoul Innovation

Member of the Advisory Group for Seoul Innovation

Seoul Innovation

Member of the Advisory Group for Seoul Innovation

SANE

Advised Chief Executive of SANE on strategy

SANE

Advised Chief Executive of SANE on strategy

REACH OUT by Inspire Foundation

Advised Chief Executive of REACH OUT and Inspire Foundation on strategy.

REACH OUT by Inspire Foundation

Advised Chief Executive of REACH OUT and Inspire Foundation on strategy.

TCV

I have advised the Chief Executive of The Conservation Volunteers on strategy for the Green Gym.

TCV

I have advised the Chief Executive of The Conservation Volunteers on strategy for the Green Gym.

The Bridgespan Group

Partner leading teams helping 16 different clients in international development, education, web and youth focuses services tackling issues that included growth with constrained resources, picking programs for growth from large portfolios, and taking proven programs to new areas. While serving clients, also head of HR for the firm for three years. Jon relocated to help open the NY office.

The Bridgespan Group

Partner leading teams helping 16 different clients in international development, education, web and youth focuses services tackling issues that included growth with constrained resources, picking programs for growth from large portfolios, and taking proven programs to new areas. While serving clients, also head of HR for the firm for three years. Jon relocated to help open the NY office.

Invest in Africa

Advised Director of Invest in Africa, Will Pollen, on strategy in Ghana

Invest in Africa

Advised Director of Invest in Africa, Will Pollen, on strategy in Ghana

Lifebox

Lifebox is a global charity dedicated to safe surgery. I advised founder and board chair Atul Gawande on strategy and organization.

Lifebox

Lifebox is a global charity dedicated to safe surgery. I advised founder and board chair Atul Gawande on strategy and organization.

Campbell Page

Advised Chief Executive of Campbell Page on strategy.

Campbell Page

Advised Chief Executive of Campbell Page on strategy.

STOP AIDS Project

For the STOP AIDS Project volunteered as a street outreach educator, strategic planner, board member, and Board President. The STOP AIDS Project was one of the world’s first community based organization dedicated to stopping the transmission of HIV. Founded in San Francisco in 1984 it pioneered many of the approaches, such as working with peers, that have been successful in slowing transmission and have been copied all over the world.

STOP AIDS Project

For the STOP AIDS Project volunteered as a street outreach educator, strategic planner, board member, and Board President. The STOP AIDS Project was one of the world’s first community based organization dedicated to stopping the transmission of HIV. Founded in San Francisco in 1984 it pioneered many of the approaches, such as working with peers, that have been successful in slowing transmission and have been copied all over the world.

Sentebale

Advised chief executive and board of Sentebale on its growth strategy

Sentebale

Advised chief executive and board of Sentebale on its growth strategy

Médecins Sans Frontières

Advised the leadership of Médecins Sans Frontières considering reforms to its global governance.

Médecins Sans Frontières

Advised the leadership of Médecins Sans Frontières considering reforms to its global governance.

TechnoServe

Advised TechnoServe on its strategy for consulting projects.

TechnoServe

Advised TechnoServe on its strategy for consulting projects.

Soros Economic Development Fund

Helped Soros Economic Development Fund develop its strategy for impact and sustainability.

Soros Economic Development Fund

Helped Soros Economic Development Fund develop its strategy for impact and sustainability.

Year Here

I am an Advisor and Faculty Member at Year Here

Year Here

I am an Advisor and Faculty Member at Year Here

SEIU

Advised the CFO and leadership of SEIU on its cost structure.

SEIU

Advised the CFO and leadership of SEIU on its cost structure.

Social Ventures Australia Leadership Council

Member of the Social Ventures Australia Leadership Council. Advisor to Social Ventures Australia Consulting.

Social Ventures Australia Leadership Council

Member of the Social Ventures Australia Leadership Council. Advisor to Social Ventures Australia Consulting.

Teach First

Advised Teach First on goal setting.

Teach First

Advised Teach First on goal setting.

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Advised the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and London South Bank University on the establishment of a new institute.

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Advised the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and London South Bank University on the establishment of a new institute.

On Purpose

Advised Associates on On Purpose on scaling, as reflected in their blog http://onpurpose.uk.com/2012/09/opening-up-to-scale.html

CDC

Advised the leadership of CDC on its strategy for impact.

CDC

Advised the leadership of CDC on its strategy for impact.

International Center for Social Francishing

Senior Advisor to the ICSF

International Center for Social Francishing

Senior Advisor to the ICSF

Social Innovation Fund

Expert reviewer for the Social Innovation Fund of the US government.

Social Innovation Fund

Expert reviewer for the Social Innovation Fund of the US government.

WorkVentures

Advised WorkVentures in Sydney on its strategy for growth.

WorkVentures

Advised WorkVentures in Sydney on its strategy for growth.

Career Gear

Served on the board of Career Gear from 2008 to 2010.

Career Gear

Served on the board of Career Gear from 2008 to 2010.

ORAM International

Founding board chair of ORAM International, an international NGO helping refugees fleeing sexual or gender-based violence.

ORAM International

Founding board chair of ORAM International, an international NGO helping refugees fleeing sexual or gender-based violence.

Global Business Coalition

Advised The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on its US partnership strategy.

Global Business Coalition

Advised The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on its US partnership strategy.

The Center for Justice and Accountability

Advised the chief executive and board of CJA on its strategy and board development.

The Center for Justice and Accountability

Advised the chief executive and board of CJA on its strategy and board development.

Evidence Aid

I advised the founders of Evidence Aid on the selection of its first full-time chief executive

Evidence Aid

I advised the founders of Evidence Aid on the selection of its first full-time chief executive

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Advised the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada on its national organization.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Advised the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada on its national organization.

Health Matters, Inc.

Advised Peter Ujomu, the Chief Executive of Health Matters, Inc. in Lagos, Nigeria develop a new strategy for the next phase of growth. Health Matters, Inc. is a Nigerian NGO that delivers effective health care at low cost to poor people in Lagos.

Health Matters, Inc.

Advised Peter Ujomu, the Chief Executive of Health Matters, Inc. in Lagos, Nigeria develop a new strategy for the next phase of growth. Health Matters, Inc. is a Nigerian NGO that delivers effective health care at low cost to poor people in Lagos.

Zerapath

Board chair of Zerapath from 2006-2009.

Zerapath

Board chair of Zerapath from 2006-2009.

Stonewall Foundation

Judge on the Stonewall Foundation panel which awarded the Alan Morrow Price for Excellence in Board Leadership in 2008 and 2009.

Stonewall Foundation

Judge on the Stonewall Foundation panel which awarded the Alan Morrow Price for Excellence in Board Leadership in 2008 and 2009.

Samraksha

Led an effort in the UK to raise funds for anti-retroviral drugs for people with AIDS in the care of Samraksha.

Samraksha

Led an effort in the UK to raise funds for anti-retroviral drugs for people with AIDS in the care of Samraksha.

People Can

Counseled the leadership of People Can on strategic options.

People Can

Counseled the leadership of People Can on strategic options.

Harvard Business School

Judge at “Pitch for Change” at Harvard Business School in 2008.

Harvard Business School

Judge at “Pitch for Change” at Harvard Business School in 2008.