Associate Director for New Programs
Jon Bellish is the Associate Director for New Programs at One Earth Future, where he leads the new program development process, transforming ideas into action. Jon also works with the Founder and Chairman on long-range strategic planning, and manages OEF’s Board and Adviser relations. Prior to his role at the Foundation level, Jon was a Project Officer at Oceans Beyond Piracy in charge of legal issues related to maritime piracy and the provision of private security services at sea. Before joining OEF, Jon worked in advertising and public relations in Jackson, Mississippi. Jon has a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and an M.B.A. from Millsaps College, where he was the first inductee into Phi Beta Kappa in the state of Mississippi. He is an alumnus of The Hague Academy of International Law and a Research Fellow at the Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law.