Biography


Jon Huggett serves on boards and advises chief executives around the world.

He has served on the boards of the Social Innovation Exchange, a global network of social innovators (founding chair); the Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration (founding chair); the global campaign All Out (chair); impact investment advisory firm  D-Capital Partners, ; Khulisa in the UK (chair); the STOP AIDS Project in San Francisco (president); and Zitter Health Insights.

He has advised both private and social sectors, including The Wikimedia FoundationMédecins Sans FrontièresThe Open Society InstituteSentebale, Social Ventures Australia, and many more.

Career

Jon spent four years as a Partner with The Bridgespan Group in San Francisco and New York, where he helped open the office. Prior, he spent four years as a Partner with Bain & Company in Johannesburg and Toronto. Earlier in his career, he worked for The Boston Consulting Group in San Francisco and New York.

Jon has run three companies: a $75M health care operation on four continents; the London-based subsidiary of DAI, focused on economic development in emerging countries; and Planet Out, a lesbian and gay web company. Jon began his career at P&G in sales and brand management.

Writing

The Guardian and NetWork in the UK; Huffington Post, Nonprofit Quarterly and Stanford Business in the USA; Third Sector Magazine and Social Ventures Australia Consulting Quarterly in Australia; Business Day in South Africa; and The Globe and Mail in Canada have published his articles. He is the author of book chapters on social enterprise and global nonprofits.

Teaching

As a Visiting Fellow at the Saïd Business School at Oxford University, Jon has taught with the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. Jon was International Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at the University of New South Wales. As a volunteer, he taught at Leeuwkop Prison near Johannesburg.

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Jon received his BA and MA from Trinity College at Oxford University, and went on to earn his MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he graduated as an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Jon has visited over 100 countries: more than half of the members of the UN.

He is dual citizen of both the USA and the UK.


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