Acting Chief Operating Officer & VP of Strategy
Jon Bellish is the acting Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Strategy, where he oversees OEF’s program strategy, strategic communication and operations. Over the past 8 years, Jon has served in positions at OEF ranging from intern to Director of Future Labs, leading the team that designs new OEF programs. Jon also serves as the Secretary of the foundation’s Board of Directors. Before joining OEF, Jon worked in advertising and public relations in Jackson, Mississippi. He has a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and an M.B.A. from Millsaps College. He is an alumnus of The Hague Academy of International Law, a Fellow at the Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law, and has published widely on the international law of maritime piracy.