Board of Advisors

Jonathan Smith

Sr. Advisor for Sustainability & Strategic Communications, Qatar

Jonathan Smith has devoted his work to helping brands, governments, non-profits, public figures and grassroots organizations develop and tell their stories. His focus is to combine marketing know-how with experience in policy and public engagement to help people connect with and take action on critical issues. He served as the Senior Deputy Director of Media & Communications for the 2012 UN Climate Change Conference where more than 16,000 delegates, representatives of well over 5,000 NGOs and more than 1,000 members of the international media, attended the largest conference ever hosted in Doha. It resulted in the historic Second Commitment Period for the Kyoto Protocol and a critical package of agreements known as the “Doha Climate Gateway.” Currently, he works as the Senior Advisor for Sustainability and Strategic Communications on the National Food Security Programme in the state of Qatar.